Definitions for "V"
V is a two-part 1983 NBC sci-fi miniseries, written and directed by Kenneth Johnson. It starred Jane Badler, Marc Singer, Faye Grant, Michael Durrell, Jenny Sullivan, Richard Herd, Peter Nelson, David Packer, Blair Tefkin, Diane Civita and Robert Englund. It was followed in 1984 by a three-part, V: The Final Battle, introducing Michael Ironside, and a TV series, V (sometimes referred to as V: The Series) during the 1984-1985 TV season.
The V operating system (sometimes written V-System, not to be confused with System V) is a microkernel operating system that was developed by faculty and students in the Distributed Systems Group at Stanford University in the 1980s, led primarily by Prof. David Cheriton. V was the successor to the Thoth (computing) and Verax operating systems that Cheriton had worked on previously.
V is a fictional character from the comic book series V for Vendetta, created by Alan Moore and David Lloyd. He is a mysterious anarchist vigilante and terrorist, easily recognizable by his Guy Fawkes mask and dark clothing. According to Moore, he was designed to be both a protagonist and antagonist, so that readers could decide for themselves whether he was a hero fighting for a cause, or simply insane.
Keywords:  album, fifth, vitus, hudgens, vanessa
V is LIVE's fifth album, released in 2001. Featuring "Simple Creed" and "Overcome" (which received significant exposure following 9/11), V nonetheless reflected LIVE's continued commercial fall-off, reaching only #22 at home, and failing to even reach gold, despite reasonably positive reviews.
This is the fifth studio album of progressive rock band Spock's Beard.
V is the fifth album by Brazilian rock band Legião Urbana, recorded in the last quarter of 1991 and released on the Emi-Odeon label on December 15, 1991. It's the first album recorded after Renato Russo discovered his disease (AIDS), that would lead to his death. Though the album wasn't well received upon release, it's seen by many as the band's finest release, featuring a more mature style.
V, the twenty-second letter of the English alphabet, is a vocal consonant. V and U are only varieties of the same character, U being the cursive form, while V is better adapted for engraving, as in stone. The two letters were formerly used indiscriminately, and till a comparatively recent date words containing them were often classed together in dictionaries and other books of reference (see U). The letter V is from the Latin alphabet, where it was used both as a consonant (about like English w) and as a vowel. The Latin derives it from a form (V) of the Greek vowel Y (see Y), this Greek letter being either from the same Semitic letter as the digamma F (see F), or else added by the Greeks to the alphabet which they took from the Semitic. Etymologically v is most nearly related to u, w, f, b, p; as in vine, wine; avoirdupois, habit, have; safe, save; trover, troubadour, trope. See U, F, etc.
As a numeral, V stands for five, in English and Latin.
the 22nd letter of the Roman alphabet
V is a Finnish free-of-charge magazine aimed at the young adult generation of 20-30-year-olds. Its content is mostly similar to other similar magazines such as City, Nöjesguiden and Metropoli. Currently V is only available in Helsinki and Turku.
V is a monthly, wide-circulation magazine that began as a more mass market version of the high art publication Visionaire.
Keywords:  ndash, midtown, subway, nyc, weekdays
The V Sixth Avenue Local is a service of the New York City Subway. It is colored orange on the route sign (either on the front and/or side - depending on equipment used) and on station signs and the NYC Subway map, as it represents a service provided on the IND Sixth Avenue Line through midtown Manhattan. The train operates weekdays, from 71st–Continental Avenue–Forest Hills to Lower East Side–Second Avenue, running local in both Queens and Manhattan.
a soft silvery white toxic metallic element used in steel alloys; it occurs in several complex minerals including carnotite and vanadinite
V is an energy drink brand produced by Frucor since August 1997. V has a market share over 60% in New Zealand and 53% in Australia,http://www.v.co.nz/default,153.v making it the most popular brand of energy drink in both countries. V is available in four varieties, each sold in both 250 mL cans, 350 mL glass bottles and limited edition 300 mL aluminium bottles.
Keywords:  disambiguation, see, uses
For other uses see V (disambiguation).
a unit of potential equal to the potential difference between two points on a conductor carrying a current of 1 ampere when the power dissipated between the two points is 1 watt; equivalent to the potential difference across a resistance of 1 ohm when 1 ampere of current flows through it
Keywords:  cardinal, four, sum, number, one
the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one
being one more than four