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vast very large in size or area. [2 definitions]
vat a very large barrel, tub, or tank, used for holding liquids.
Vatican City a small, independent state within the city of Rome, Italy. Vatican City is ruled by the pope of the Catholic Church.
vault1 an arch made of stone, brick, or concrete that forms a roof or ceiling. [3 definitions]
vault2 to jump, leap, or spring over, using the hands or a pole as a support. [2 definitions]
VCR an abbreviation for videocassette recorder.
veal the flesh of a calf, used as meat.
veer to change direction; turn quickly.
vegetable a plant or part of a plant, such as carrots, beans, or lettuce, that is used for food. [4 definitions]
vegetarian a person who eats no meat or fish but only vegetables, fruits, nuts, and grains. [3 definitions]
vegetation plants or plant life in a particular place.
vehicle something used to carry and move people or things. [2 definitions]
veil a thin piece of fabric or net worn over the face, head, or shoulders, or over some combination of these. A veil is used as a decoration or to hide a person's face. [3 definitions]
vein a small vessel that carries blood to the heart. [3 definitions]
Velcro a trademark for a device that fastens using strips of nylon tape. One strip is covered with tiny hooks that attach to another strip with tiny loops. Velcro is used on clothing and many other items.
velocity speed. [2 definitions]
velvet a fine cloth made from silk, rayon, or cotton. Velvet has a soft, fuzzy feel on one side. [3 definitions]
vend to sell or offer for sale in person or through a machine.
vending machine a machine that sells small things such as candy bars or soft drinks. It is operated by putting money into a slot and pressing a button.
vendor someone who sells.
Venetian blind a window blind made of thin slats connected by a cord. The slats can be tilted to control the amount of air or light let through. A cord is also used to raise and lower the blind.