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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 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

25th letter of the alphabet

y2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

second unknown quantity in an algebraic expression

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

yttrium New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 39

-y in indie New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

independent record label or film company

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

Ortega y Gasset New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

, José (1883–1955), Spanish philosopher

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

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)

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

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)

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)

Gen Yer British & World English

Short for Generation Yer.


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