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v. Tweet Definition of v. Like Definition of v. on Facebook
abbreviation
  1. versus
vane Tweet Definition of vane Like Definition of vane on Facebook
noun
  1. (countable) A weather vane.
  2. Any of several usually relatively thin, rigid, flat, or sometimes curved surfaces radially mounted along an axis, as a blade in a w:turbine, turbine or a sail on a windmill, that is turned by or used to turn a fluid.
  3. The flattened, weblike part of a feather, consisting of a series of barbs on either side of the shaft.
  4. A sight on a w:sextant, sextant or compass.
  5. One of the metal guidance or stabilizing fins attached to the tail of a bomb or other missile.
vernier Tweet Definition of vernier Like Definition of vernier on Facebook
noun
  1. A secondary scale with finer graduations than the primary scale of a measure, measuring device; the vernier measures between graduations of the larger scale.
vibrator Tweet Definition of vibrator Like Definition of vibrator on Facebook
noun
  1. A device that vibrates or causes vibration.
  2. A vibrating device used for massage or sexual stimulation.
  3. A device designed to electromechanically interupt current flowing to the step up transformer which was used to generate the high tension positive supply in old battery operated (automotive) valve radios.

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