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Y1 US English

The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet

Y2 US English

Yen

Y New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

25th letter of the alphabet

Y in Y1 US English

A shape like that of a capital Y

yttrium US English

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

Y in yttrium US English

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

yttrium New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

chemical element of atomic number 39

y US English

Year(s)

-y1 US English

(From nouns and adjectives)

-y2 US English

Forming diminutive nouns and adjectives, nicknames, hypocoristics, etc.

-y3 US English

Forming nouns:

y2 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

second unknown quantity in an algebraic expression

y in Y1 US English

The twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet

-y in indie New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

independent record label or film company

Gen Y US English

Short for Generation Y.

y'all US English

You-all

y-axis US 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 US English

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

Y-fronts US English

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

Generation Y US 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 US English

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

Y's in Y1 US 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 US 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 US 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 US English

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

secy. US English

Secretary

you-all US English

(In the southern US) you (used to refer to more than one person)

y'all in you-all US English

(In the southern US) you (used to refer to more than one person)

Gen Yer US English

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


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