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English Dictionary: wäre by the DICT Development Group
3 results for wäre
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
W
n
  1. a heavy grey-white metallic element; the pure form is used mainly in electrical applications; it is found in several ores including wolframite and scheelite
    Synonym(s): tungsten, wolfram, W, atomic number 74
  2. the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    Synonym(s): west, due west, westward, W
  3. 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
    Synonym(s): watt, W
  4. the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet
    Synonym(s): W, w, double-u
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Labial \La"bi*al\, n.
      1. (Phonetics) A letter or character representing an
            articulation or sound formed or uttered chiefly with the
            lips, as {b}, {p}, {w}.
  
      2. (Mus.) An organ pipe that is furnished with lips; a flue
            pipe.
  
      3. (Zo[94]l.) One of the scales which border the mouth of a
            fish or reptile.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   W \W\ (d[ucr]b"'l [umac]),
      the twenty-third letter of the English alphabet, is usually a
      consonant, but sometimes it is a vowel, forming the second
      element of certain diphthongs, as in few, how. It takes its
      written form and its name from the repetition of a V, this
      being the original form of the Roman capital letter which we
      call U. Etymologically it is most related to v and u. See V,
      and U. Some of the uneducated classes in England, especially
      in London, confuse w and v, substituting the one for the
      other, as weal for veal, and veal for weal; wine for vine,
      and vine for wine, etc. See Guide to Pronunciation,
      [sect][sect] 266-268.
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