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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]
voter one who votes.
vouch to promise to be true, real, or correct (usually followed by "for").
vow a serious promise or pledge. [2 definitions]
vowel in the English alphabet, any of the letters "a," "e," "i," "o," "u," and sometimes "y." [2 definitions]
voyage a long journey by air, land, sea, or outer space. [2 definitions]
vs. an abbreviation for versus.
VT an abbreviation for Vermont.
vulgar without good taste or manners. [2 definitions]
vulnerable able to be hurt or injured. [2 definitions]
vulture a large bird that usually has dark feathers and a bald head and neck. There are many kinds of vulture. These birds are related to hawks and feed on dead animals.