1. [ noun ] the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
Synonyms: west due_west
Related terms: cardinal_compass_point
2. [ noun ] (chemistry) a heavy gray-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
Synonyms: tungsten atomic_number_74 wolfram
Related terms: metallic_element wolframite scheelite
3. [ noun ] the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
Synonyms: double-u
Related terms: letter Roman_alphabet
4. [ noun ] (physics,electricity) a unit of power equal to 1 joule per second; the power dissipated by a current of 1 ampere flowing across a resistance of 1 ohm
Synonyms: watt
Related terms: power_unit horsepower kilowatt milliwatt
Similar spelling:   wy