x
Pronunciation
  • (letter name) IPA: /ɛks/
  • (phoneme) IPA: /ks/, /ɡz/, /z/, /kʃ/, /ɡʒ/
Letter
  1. Letter of the English alphabet
  2. anchor en-genderForming gender-neutral or otherwise more inclusive versions of words, especially Spanish-derived words by replacing both the masculine -o and feminine -a.
    Chicanx, Latinx, Mx, womxn
Adjective
  1. Alternative letter-case form of X#English|X (“intersex or non-binary, in passports and identification documents”)
Conjunction
  1. (fandom) Used between the names of two characters to denote a ship, particularly in anime, manga, and video games.
  2. (music) Used in place of and in artist collaborations.
    Taska Black x DROELOE, Steve Aoki x Lauren Jauregui, etc.

X
Pronunciation Numeral
  1. An unknown quantity or unknown value.
  2. A variable to be chosen, selected or determined.
Translations
  • French: X
  • Russian: X
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ks/, IPA: /ɡz/, or at the beginning of words IPA: /z/.
Letter
  1. Letter of the English alphabet
Noun
  1. Any mark that looks like that letter, such as such a mark made by a person who cannot read or write, in lieu of a signature.
  2. (lacrosse) The spot behind the goal.
Adjective

x (not comparable)

  1. Intersex or non-binary (in passports and identification documents).
Noun

x (uncountable)

  1. (slang) Ecstasy, a particular street drug.
Adjective

x (not comparable)

  1. (British film certificate, dated) Suitable only for those aged 16 or (later) 18 years and over.
  2. (movie rating) Obscene.
    • 1976, Movie Maker (volume 10, issues 1-6, page 364)
      If you go to an X movie you do so knowingly, as does everyone else in the audience. Or if the same thing comes up on TV you can switch over, or, if you wish, enjoy it in relative privacy.
Proper noun
  1. (informal) Christ
Noun

x (plural xes)

  1. (North America) Cross, crossing.
Noun

x (uncountable)

  1. One of the tristimulus values which, with Y and Z, defines coordinates in a three-dimensional color space. Pronounced big X or cap X.
    • 2003, Charles A. Poynton, Digital Video and HDTV: Algorithms and Interfaces, ISBN 9781558607927, p. 217:
      X, Y and Z are pronounced big-X, big-Y, and big-Z, or cap-X, cap-Y, and cap-Z, to distinguish them from little x and little y, to be described in a moment.
Translations
  • French: X
Noun

x

  1. (databases) A transaction.
    PgSQL gives each transaction a Transaction ID, or XID.



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