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Y British & World English

The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet

Y1 British & World English

The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet

-y1 British & World English

Forming adjectives:

-y2 British & World English

Forming diminutive nouns, pet names, etc.

-y3 British & World English

Forming nouns:

y in Y1 British & World English

The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet

Y in Y1 British & World English

A shape like that of a capital Y

yttrium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 39, a greyish-white metal generally included among the rare earth elements

Y in yttrium British & World English

The chemical element of atomic number 39, a greyish-white metal generally included among the rare earth elements

Gen Y British & World English

short for Generation Y.

y-axis British & World English

The secondary or vertical axis of a system of coordinates, points along which have a value of zero for all other coordinates

silver Y British & World English

A greyish-brown European moth that has purple-tinged wings with a white Y-shaped mark on the forewings

Y-fronts British & World English

Men’s or boys' underpants with a branching seam at the front in the shape of an upside-down Y

Generation Y British & World English

The generation born in the 1980s and 1990s, comprising primarily the children of the baby boomers and typically perceived as increasingly familiar with digital and electronic technology

Y chromosome British & World English

(In humans and other mammals) a sex chromosome which is normally present only in male cells, which are designated XY

Y's in Y1 British & World English

The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet

you-all British & World English

You (used to refer to more than one person)

y'all in you-all British & World English

You (used to refer to more than one person)

Ortega y Gasset, José British & World English

(1883–1955), Spanish philosopher. His works include The Revolt of the Masses (1930), in which he proposed leadership by an intellectual elite

y-axes in y-axis British & World English

The secondary or vertical axis of a system of coordinates, points along which have a value of zero for all other coordinates

Ramón y Cajal, Santiago British & World English

(1852–1934), Spanish physician and histologist. He was a founder of the science of neurology, identifying the neuron as the fundamental unit of the nervous system. Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine (1906, shared with Camillo Golgi)

honi soit qui mal y pense British & World English

Shame on him who thinks evil of it (the motto of the Order of the Garter)

Gen Yer British & World English

short for Generation Yer.

Ruiz de Alarcón y Mendoza, Juan British & World English

(1580–1639), Spanish dramatist, born in Mexico City. His most famous play, the moral comedy La Verdad sospechosa, was the basis of Corneille’s Le Menteur (1642)

Generation Yer British & World English

A member of Generation Y (born in the 1980s and 1990s)

Guernica y Luno in Guernica British & World English

A town in the Basque Provinces of northern Spain, to the east of Bilbao; population 16,255 (2008). Formerly the seat of a Basque parliament, it was bombed in 1937, during the Spanish Civil War, by German planes in support of Franco, an event depicted in a famous painting by Picasso. Full name Guernica y Lunoiː ˈluːnəʊ

Antonio Gaudí y Cornet in Gaudí, Antonio British & World English

(1853–1926), Spanish architect; full name Antonio Gaudí y Cornet. He was a leading but idiosyncratic exponent of art nouveau, known mainly for his ornate and extravagant church of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona (begun 1884)

Juan de Yepis y Alvarez in John of the Cross, St British & World English

(1542–91), Spanish mystic and poet; born Juan de Yepis y Alvarez. A Carmelite monk and priest, he joined with St Teresa of Ávila in founding the ‘discalced’ Carmelite order in 1568. Feast day, 14 December

Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar in Batista, Fulgencio British & World English

(1901–73), Cuban soldier and statesman, President 1940-4 and 1952-9; full name Fulgencio Batista y Zaldívar. Despite support from the US his second government was overthrown by Fidel Castro

Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez in Velázquez, Diego British & World English

(1599–1660), Spanish painter, court painter to Philip IV; full name Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez. His portraits humanized the formal Spanish tradition of idealized figures. Notable works: Pope Innocent X (1650), The Toilet of Venus (known as The Rokeby Venus, circa 1651), and Las Meninas (circa 1656)

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes in Goya British & World English

(1746–1828), Spanish painter and etcher; full name Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes. He is famous for his works treating the French occupation of Spain (1808–14), including The Shootings of May 3rd 1808 (painting, 1814) and The Disasters of War (etchings, 1810–14), depicting the cruelty and horror of war

Juan Carlos Victor María de Borbón y Borbón in Juan Carlos British & World English

(B.1938), grandson of Alfonso XIII, king of Spain since 1975; full name Juan Carlos Victor María de Borbón y Borbón. Franco’s chosen successor, he became king after Franco’s death. His reign has seen Spain’s increasing liberalization and its entry into NATO and the European Community

Y English-Spanish

Y, y f

Y Spanish-English

Y, y

y Spanish-English

and

y in Y English-Spanish

Y, y f

y'all English-Spanish

→ you-all

Y-fronts English-Spanish

calzoncillos mpl, slip m


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