E



[ee] /i/

noun, plural E’s or Es, e’s or es.
1.
the fifth letter of the English alphabet, a vowel.
2.
any spoken sound represented by the letter E or e, as in met, meet, mere, etc.
3.
something having the shape of an E .
4.
a written or printed representation of the letter E or e.
5.
a device, as a printer’s type, for reproducing the letter E or e.
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Physics. elementary charge.
Symbol.
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Mathematics. a transcendental constant equal to 2.7182818 …, used as the base of natural logarithms; the limit of the expression (1+1/ n) n as n approaches infinity.
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Logic. .
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Symbol.
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the fifth in order or in a series.
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(sometimes lowercase) (in some grading systems) a grade or mark, as in school or college, indicating the quality of a student’s work is in need of improvement in order to be passing.
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Music.

4.
(sometimes lowercase) the medieval Roman numeral for 250.
Compare .
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Physics, Electricity.

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Physics. .
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Biochemistry. .
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Logic. .
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a proportional shoe width size narrower than EE and wider than D.
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variant of 1. occurring in words of Latin origin before consonants other than c, f, p, q, s, and t: :
emit.
(used in combination)
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electronic: e-book;
e-cigarette.
2.
on the Internet; online: e-content;
e-commerce.
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involving electronic data transfer, especially over the Internet:
e-banking.
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Baseball. error; errors.
[gawr-ee] /ˈgɔr i/
noun
1.
Edward (St. John) 1925–2000, U.S. writer and illustrator.
[waw] /wɔ/
noun
1.
Alec (Alexander Raban) 1898–1981, English novelist, traveler, and lecturer (son of Arthur, brother of Evelyn).
2.
Arthur, 1866–1943, English literary critic, publisher, and editor (father of Alec and Evelyn).
3.
Evelyn (Arthur St. John) 1903–66, English novelist, satirist, biographer, and author of books on travel (son of Arthur, brother of Alec).
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Frederick Judd, 1861–1940, U.S. painter and illustrator.
[ep-suh-lon, -luh n or, esp. British, ep-sahy-luh n] /ˈɛp səˌlɒn, -lən or, esp. British, ɛpˈsaɪ lən/
noun
1.
the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet (E, ε).
2.
the consonant sound represented by this letter.
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Mathematics. an arbitrarily small quantity, used to indicate that a given quantity is small, or close to zero.
/iː/
noun (pl) e’s, E’s, Es
1.
the fifth letter and second vowel of the modern English alphabet
2.
any of several speech sounds represented by this letter, in English as in he, bet, or below
symbol
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(maths) a transcendental number, fundamental to mathematics, that is the limit of (1 + 1/n)n as n increases to infinity: used as the base of natural logarithms. Approximate value: 2.718 282…; relation to π: eπi = –1, where i = √–1
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electron
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(chess) See algebraic notation
symbol
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earth
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East
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English
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Egypt(ian)
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exa-
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(music)

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(physics)

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(logic) a universal negative categorical proposition, such as no pigs can fly: often symbolized as SeP Compare A, I2 , O1
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abbreviation
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Spain (international car registration)
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(informal) the drug ecstasy
/wɔː/
noun
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Evelyn (Arthur St John) (ˈiːvlɪn). 1903–66, English novelist. His early satirical novels include Decline and Fall (1928), Vile Bodies (1930), A Handful of Dust (1934), and Scoop (1938). His later novels include the more sombre Brideshead Revisited (1945) and the trilogy of World War II Men at Arms (1952), Officers and Gentlemen (1955), and Unconditional Surrender (1961)
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Mark (Edward). born 1965, Australian cricketer: a batsman, he scored 8029 runs in 128 test matches (1991–2002)
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his twin brother Steve, full name Stephen Roger Waugh. born 1965, Australian cricketer: a batsman, he scored 10,927 runs in 168 test matches and captained Australia to victory in the 1999 World Cup
prefix
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out: eviscerate, egest
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away: elapse, elongate
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outside: evaginate
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completely: evaporate
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without: ebracteate
prefix
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electronic, indicating the involvement of the internet: e-business, e-money
prefix
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used with numbers indicating a standardized system within the European Union, as of recognized food additives or standard pack sizes See also E number
abbreviation
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Earl
/ˈɛpsɪˌlɒn; ɛpˈsaɪlən/
noun
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the fifth letter of the Greek alphabet (Ε, ε), a short vowel, transliterated as e
/ˈɛpsɪˌlɒn; ɛpˈsaɪlən/
noun
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(foll by the genitive case of a specified constellation) the fifth brightest star in a constellation: Epsilon Aurigae
/ˈɡɔːrɪ/
noun
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Edward St John. 1925–2000, US illustrator and author, noted for his bizarre humour in such works as The Unstrung Harp (1953) and The Wuggly Ump (1963)
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from Greek, literally e psilon “bare -e-, -e- and nothing else,” in contradistinction to the diphthong -ai-, which has the same sound. Greek psilon “smooth, simple” is of uncertain origin.

e abbr.
electron

epsilon ep·si·lon (ěp’sə-lŏn’, -lən)
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adj.

e
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An irrational number, with a numerical value of 2.718281828459…. It is mathematically defined as the limit of (1 + 1/n )n as n grows infinitely large. It is the base of natural logarithms and has many applications in mathematics, especially in expressions involving exponential growth and decay.
E

A prefix that stands for “electronic” and refers to information technologies, business, and almost anything connected to or transmitted over the Internet. Some examples of its use include e-business, e-commerce, e-book, and e-mail.

1. An extension of C++ with database types and persistent objects. E is a powerful and flexible procedural programming language. It is used in the Exodus database system.
See also GNU E.
(ftp://ftp.cs.wisc.edu/exodus/E/).
[“Persistence in the E Language: Issues and Implementation”, J.E. Richardson et al, Soft Prac & Exp 19(12):1115-1150 (Dec 1989)].
2. A procedural language by Wouter van Oortmerssen with semantics similar to C. E features lists, low-level polymorphism, exception handling, quoted expressions, pattern matching and object inheritance. Amiga E is a version for the Amiga.
(1999-10-05)
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electron
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error
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east
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eastern
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electronic
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English
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error
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especial
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etiology
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excellent
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extra
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Spain (international vehicle ID)
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eastern
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engineer
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engineering
electronic
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earl
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English

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