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vector a mathematical expression of direction and magnitude, usually represented by an arrow pointing to the particular direction, with a length proportional to the magnitude. [3 definitions]
Veda any of four sacred books of Hinduism, consisting of ancient chants, sacred formulas, hymns, and the like. [3 definitions]
vedalia an Australian ladybug widely used to combat scale insects.
Vedanta a system of Hindu philosophy, based on the Vedas, that teaches the identity of Brahman and Atman.
V-E Day May 8, 1945, the day Germany officially surrendered and ended the European conflict of World War II (acronym for "victory in Europe").
Vedic of, pertaining to, or derived from the Veda or Vedas. [2 definitions]
veep (informal) a vice president, esp. of a nation.
veer to turn aside or away from a particular course; change direction; swerve. [3 definitions]
veery a small brown and cream-colored thrush, common in the Eastern United States and noted for its liquid song.
Vega a white star in the constellation Lyra, having a magnitude of 0.1.
vegan one who abstains completely from the consumption of animal products, including meat, dairy products, and eggs. [3 definitions]
vegetable a plant or part of a plant, such as spinach, carrots, or beans, that is used for food. [5 definitions]
vegetable ivory the ripe, ivorylike seed of a South American palm which is used to make buttons, ornaments, and the like.
vegetable oil any of various liquid fats derived from the seeds, fruit, or leaves of plants.
vegetal of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a plant or plants. [2 definitions]
vegetarian one who eats no meat or fish but only vegetables, fruits, nuts, grains, and the like. [3 definitions]
vegetate to be lazy, dull, and inactive; do almost nothing. [2 definitions]
vegetation plants or plant life generally, as in a particular area. [2 definitions]
vegetative having to do with plants or their growth and nutrition. [3 definitions]
vehement intensely emotional; impassioned; heated. [2 definitions]
vehicle a device used to transport people or things. [2 definitions]