from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The fifth letter of the modern English alphabet.
- n. Any of the speech sounds represented by the letter e.
- n. The fifth in a series.
- n. Something shaped like the letter E.
- n. A grade that indicates failing status.
- n. Music The third tone in the scale of C major or the fifth tone in the relative minor scale.
- n. Music A key or scale in which E is the tonic.
- n. Music A written or printed note representing this tone.
- n. Music A string, key, or pipe tuned to the pitch of this tone.
- n. Mathematics The base of the natural system of logarithms, having a numerical value of approximately 2.71828.
- n. The hypothesized traditional source of those narrative portions of the Pentateuch in which God is referred to as Elohim rather than with the Tetragrammaton.
- abbr. electron
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The fifth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- n. The base of natural logarithms, a transcendental number with a value of approximately 2.718281828459
- n. close-mid front unrounded vowel
- n. The fifth letter of the English alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.
- n. The ordinal number fifth, derived from this letter of the English alphabet, called e and written in the Latin script.
- n. The name of the Latin script letter E/e.
- n. the base of the natural logarithm, 2.718281828459045…
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The fifth letter of the English alphabet.
- E is the third tone of the model diatonic scale. E♭ (E flat) is a tone which is intermediate between D and E.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- The fifth letter and second vowel in our alphabet.
- As a numeral, 250.
- As a symbol: In the calendar, the fifth of the dominical letters.
- In logic, the sign of the universal negative proposition. See A, 2.
- In algebra: [capitalized] The operation of enlargement: thus, Efx = f (x + 1); also, the greatest integer as small as the quantity which follows: thus, . [l. c.] The base of the Napierian system of logarithms; also, the eccentricity of a conic.
- In music: The key-note of the major key of four sharps, having the signature , or of the minor key of one sharp, having the signature ; also, the final of the Phrygian mode in medieval music.
- In the fixed system of solmization, the third tone of the scale, called mi: hence so named by French musicians.
- On the keyboard of the pianoforte, the white key to the right of every group of two black keys.
- The tone given by such a key, or a tone in unison with such a tone.
- The degree of a staff assigned to such a key or tone; with the treble clef, the lower line and upper space .
- A note on such a degree, indicating such a key or tone .
- As an abbreviation: East: as, E. by S., east by south. See S. E., E. S. E., etc.
- In various phrase-abbreviations. See e. g., i. e., E. and O. E., etc.
- A prefix of Anglo-Saxon origin, one of the forms of the original prefix ge-. It remains unfelt in enough. See i-.
- A prefix of Latin origin, a reduced form of ex-, alternating with ex- before consonants, as in evade, elude, emit, etc. See ex-.
- The unpronounced termination of many English words.
- [capitalized] The sign of residuation (which see).
- [capitalized] In chem., sometimes used as the symbol for erbium: more commonly Er.
- The common symbol for the modulus of elasticity, or the force, in pounds, required to stretch a bar of any material one square inch in cross-section until its length is increased by one hundred per cent.
- In electricity, a symbol for electromotive force.
- An abbreviation of Earl;
- of Eastern;
- of English;
- in experimental psychology, of experimenter.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the base of the natural system of logarithms; approximately equal to 2.718282...
- n. a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for normal reproduction; an important antioxidant that neutralizes free radicals in the body
- n. the 5th letter of the Roman alphabet
- n. the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
- n. a radioactive transuranic element produced by bombarding plutonium with neutrons
But I could not utter the word, so strong on the other hand, also in the dream, was my conventional awareness: countless inhibitions made the syllables stick in my throat, until, sobbing with anguish, I reached the point where the four letters: f, r, e, e -- crossed the threshold of my consciousness.
It is simply stipulated on the basis of contextual considerations that c* and e* are intended to act as contrasts to c and e.
Crucially, this formula is not understood as ˜e is an event that contains a swim by Ewan™ or as “e is an event in which Ewan is swimming”.
On this view causal relations have the form: c causes e rather than e*.
Let us say that the expressions e and e² are n-global equivalents just in case for some natural number k there is a k-ary F in
Let us say that the expressions e and e² are local equivalents just in case they are the results of applying the same syntactic operation to lists of expressions such that corresponding members of the lists are synonymous.
(The immediate structure of an expression is the syntactic mode its immediate constituents are combined. e is an immediate constituent of e² iff e is a constituent of e² and e² has no constituent of which e is a constituent.) (Clocal)
“Look what ‘e done to ’is own daughter, ‘oo nursed ’im like a saint with one foot in ‘eaven through all the years ’e was ill,” someone else observed.
The upper ends of the hooks have fingers, _d d'_, which holds the shuttle in position as long as the action of the springs, _e e'_, continues.
At the opening of _Mill-dams_ or _Sluces_ [_l of “Sluces” _] lest you make his Limbs sore [_e of “lest” _] the general Method of the whole Peal [_second e of “general” _]