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AmericanBritish term or expression BritishAmerican equivalent, or explanation
vacuum flask Thermos™ bottle
valve (thermionic type found in old radio) tube
van (in the UK, a medium-sized goods-carrying
        vehicle, usually without rear side windows)
delivery truck
VHF (radio band)  (see also medium wave) FM radio
VAT (value added tax) sales tax
verge, grass verge (strip of land bordering
                                 a road, path or flowerbed)
shoulder  
vest undershirt, tank top
veterinary surgeon, vet [colloq.] veterinarian, vet [colloq.]
video [colloq.] (the device) VCR (video cassette recorder)