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Definitions of V:

1. Abbreviation for vision or visual acuteness. The acuteness of vision is indicated by a fraction in which the numerator is a number expressing the distance in feet of the observer from the chart ( usually 20 feet), and the denominator a number expressing the distance in feet at which the normal eye would see the smallest letters which the patient sees at the distance at which he is; thus, if at 20 feet he sees only the letters which the normal eye would see at 50 feet, the formula of his vision will be V. = 20/ 50 2. Chemical symbol for vanadium.

Usage examples for V:

  • This is open to many objections; first, see chap, i, v "The Bible: what it is", Charles Bradlaugh
  • He had meant to find Mary V and tell her what had happened, and say good- by. "The Thunder Bird", B. M. Bower
  • Morte d'Arthur, Book V cap. "Beowulf An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the Stories of Offa and Finn", R. W. Chambers

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