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UUniversity
UYou
UUpper
UUnderlined
UUnsatisfactory
UUnd (German: And)
UUnited
UUltra
UUniversal
UUpper Class
UWind Speed
UUpdate(d) (action code)
UUsed
UUtility
UUncle
UUnlimited Time (broadcasting operating schedules)
UUrgent
UUmbrella
UUnit
USunday (one letter abbreviation for day of week)
UUnified
UUtah (ammunition headstamp)
UUtility (US military aircraft designation; as in U-6 Beaver)
UKosher (from Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations)
UUranium
UUniform (aviation letter code)
UUnclassified
UUnitary (mathematics)
UUmpire
UAtomic Unit (measure of mass)
UUracil
UUncleared
UUnsymmetrical
UUmdrehungen (German: RPM)
UUnterseeboot (German: submarine)
UUnion Metallic Cartridge Co (division of Remington Arms; used on head stamp of .22 cartridges)
UEnvelope or Letter Sheet (Scott Catalogue prefix; philately)
UUnit of measurement for rackmount equipment (U is 1.75in or 4.44cm)
UUnknown Wind Intensity (weather reports)
UUS DoT tire speed rating (124 mph)
References in classic literature ?
It isn't of any consequence," said the young man, in truth a little uneasy about his umbrella.
Of course," said the umbrella man--"that is--well, you know how these mistakes occur--I--if it's your umbrella I hope you'll excuse me--I picked it up this morning in a restaurant--If you recognise it as yours, why--I hope you'll--"
an umbrella will do you no harm at any rate,' he replied, with a smile that showed he was not offended; as a man of worse temper or less penetration would have been at such a refusal of his aid.
Anne put up her umbrella and hurried down the slope.
But, honestly, I think an umbrella is a nuisance any where when its business is to keep the sun off.
Good-night' and leave them, when Tweedledum sprang out from under the umbrella and seized her by the wrist.
If my reasoning powers had not been already sapped dry by my harassments, I would have known better than to try to set an umbrella on end on one of those glassy German floors in the dark; it can't be done in the daytime without four failures to one success.
They don't give you time to open or shut your umbrella in an English April, especially if it is an "automaton" one--the umbrella, I mean, not the April.
I might not have been prepared to give the little creature a very kind reception, if, on her removing the umbrella, which her utmost efforts were unable to shut up, she had shown me the 'volatile' expression of face which had made so great an impression on me at our first and last meeting.
Ay,' responded the other, a gruff elderly man, with a drab greatcoat buttoned up to the chin, and a cotton umbrella between his knees.
At last they got to the theatre, which was Astley's: and in some two minutes after they had reached the yet unopened door, little Jacob was squeezed flat, and the baby had received divers concussions, and Barbara's mother's umbrella had been carried several yards off and passed back to her over the shoulders of the people, and Kit had hit a man on the head with the handkerchief of apples for 'scrowdging' his parent with unnecessary violence, and there was a great uproar.
Brooke's umbrella, which had been left in the hall.