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W n.  the 23rd letter of the Roman alphabet ;
W n.  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 ;
W n.  the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees ;
W n.  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 ;
W-shaped adj.  shaped in the form of the letter W ;
W. B. Yeats n.  Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939) ;
W. C. Fields n.  United States comedian and film actor (1880-1946) ;
W. C. Handy n.  United States blues musician who transcribed and published traditional blues music (1873-1958) ;
W. E. B. Du Bois n.  United States civil rights leader and political activist who campaigned for equality for Black Americans (1868-1963) ;
W. H. Auden n.  United States poet (born in England) (1907-1973) ;
W. H. Hudson n.  English naturalist (born in Argentina) (1841-1922) ;
W. K. Kellogg n.  United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn ; he established a company to manufacture the cereal (1860-1951) ;
W. Somerset Maugham n.  English writer (born in France) of novels and short stories (1874-1965) ;
W. V. Quine n.  United States philosopher and logician who championed an empirical view of knowledge that depended on language (1908-2001) ;
W. W. Jacobs n.  English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943) ;
 
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ostracise : v avoid speaking to or dealing with; v expel from a community or group

 
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