# j

## Definitions

### General English

### Construction

- A symbol used to describe the
__event__ at the head of an __activity arrow__ in a __critical path__ method (CPM) schedule.

### Electronics

(written as *J*)

A mathematical unit equal to the __square__ __root__ of -1. That is, *j*^{2} = -1. It is used in complex numbers. *j* is usually used in __electronics__, while i is usually used in other fields.(written as *J*)

A __high__-__level__ programming language especially suited for mathematical applications.(written as *J*)

symbol for __current density__, or __electric current density__.

### Slang

- noun a
**joint** (a cigarette containing cannabis). An abbreviation from the jargon of drug users, dating from the mid-1960s.

### Law

- symbol forJustice
(written as *J*)

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