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vocabulary the words of a language. [4 definitions]
vocal having to do with or produced by the voice. [3 definitions]
vocal cords the folds at the top of the windpipe that produce the sounds of the voice. There are two pairs of vocal cords. When air passes over the lower pair, it vibrates and sounds are made.
vocation a job or career; occupation.
vogue a popular fashion or style.
voice the sounds produced through the mouth by a human being. [6 definitions]
voice mail a spoken message that has been recorded electronically and stored on a central computer. The person to whom the message has been sent can listen to it by telephoning the computer. [2 definitions]
void not containing anything; empty. [8 definitions]
volcanic of, characterized by, or relating to a volcano or volcanoes.
volcano an opening in the earth's crust through which melted rock, ash, and gases are forced out. [2 definitions]
vole a small rodent with gray or brown fur, short legs, and a short tail. Voles are rodents closely related to lemmings and mice. Many kinds of voles are found in Europe, Asia, North America, and northern Africa. In North America, voles are sometimes called field mice.
Volga River a major river that flows through central Russia and empties into the Caspian Sea. It is the longest river in Europe.
volley the firing of a number of guns or other weapons at the same time. [4 definitions]
volleyball a game in which two teams use their hands to hit a ball back and forth over a high net. Points are scored when the ball hits the ground in the opponent's court. [2 definitions]
volt1 a unit of force for measuring electric current. (abbreviated: V)
voltage the force of an electric current as measured in volts.
volume a collection of pages of writing or print bound together; book. [5 definitions]
voluntary acting from or done by choice. [2 definitions]
volunteer a person who offers to work or help without pay. [3 definitions]
vomit to throw up food and other contents of the stomach through the mouth. [2 definitions]
vote a formal expression of a choice in an election or other group decision. [6 definitions]