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Usage note
The letter v is often called "ve," "uve," "ve baja," "ve chica," or "ve corta." This word may be capitalized in the sense shown in 1) and must be capitalized in the sense shown in 2).
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (letter)
a. v
"Valentina" empieza con una v."Valentina" begins with a v.
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
2. (volt or volts)
a. V
La corriente de este enchufe es de 220 V.The current of this plug is 220 V.
La diferencia de potencial entre los dos polos de la pila es de 1 V.The difference of potential between the two poles of the battery is 1 V.
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V, v
[ˈuβe, beˈkorta]
feminine noun
1. V, v (letra) (peninsular SpanishAm)
  • v doble W
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(Electricidad y Eléctronica) voltio(s) v
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