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V in Letters & punctuation topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishVV, v /viː/ (plural V’s, v’s) noun  1 SLA[countable, uncountable] the 22nd letter of the English alphabet2 HMNthe number 5 in the system of roman numerals3 [countable usually singular] something that has a shape like the letter V She cut the material into a V.
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VBoth materials were removed in a 550-torr helium arc discharge sustained by 28 V at 70 amps d.c.However, the film must be taken to +0.5 V to make it positive.At - 0.7 V it becomes neutral and the resistance rises.Ducks flew overhead in a V.To decrease the depth of a V neckline, deduct 1 from this figure for each 0.5 centimetre required.Ten years earlier, on 19 May 1364, the coronation of Charles V had taken place at Reims cathedral.In every way, Henry V acted as if all that he did was to be lasting in its effects.Unfortunately, when Henry V died in 1422, his fleet was already less useful than its royal founder had hoped.By contrast, his son James V was the most terrifying of his line; but he was no less successful.