American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The Young Men's Christian Association, The Young Women's Christian Association, or one of their facilities. Used with the.
- n. The Young Men's Hebrew Association, The Young Women's Hebrew Association, or one of their facilities. Used with the.
- The symbol for the element yttrium.
- The symbol for admittance.
- The symbol for hypercharge.
- abbr. year.
- n. The twenty-fifth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
- n. chemistry Symbol for yttrium
- n. metrology Symbol for prefix yotta-
- n. genetics IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for any pyrimidine
- n. biochemistry IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for tyrosine
- n. travel, aviation Symbol for an unrestricted economy air fare.
- abbr. yes
- abbr. YMCA or YWCA
- n. The twenty-fifth letter of the English alphabet, called wye and written in the Latin script.
“I just did that up at the Y-- the 92nd Street Y with Regis as the host.”
“TIFFANY: They are reporting a Y, a Y-- kind of climbers talk for, yes, we're here, that kind of thing.”
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“That portion of the mouth of the latter that was to remain open was fastened in the same way to two other plates, X Y, X¹ Y¹ (Fig. 1), held between the lower cross-braces.”
“There's no need to blacard the streets with it, or to tell the British public that Fitzroy Y-ll-wpl-sh is short of money, or that the sallybrated hauthor of the Y--- Papers is in peskewniary difficklties, or is fiteagued by his superhuman littery labors, or by his famly suckmstansies, or by any other pusnal matter: my maxim, dear B, is on these pints to be as quiet as posbile.”
“Choose Y - or Y+ if you want the applied in the texture to wrap around from top to bottom.”
“So the fiscal authority sets F, conditional on M and all other information (I), so that its expectation of future Y is equal to Y*.”
“Suppose a fiscal authority is using F to try to keep Y at some target level Y* (you can think of Y* as full employment, or the natural rate, or just Y*, as long as Y* is independent of F and M).”
“And for all the thought experiments saying "if you put $1 in a bank account paying 1\% interest in the year X, it would be worth $Y today", the fact is that in most cases Y is zero - your money would have been taken from you, in one way or another, by now.”
“X showers Y with the kind of attention that most impresses Y-- charm, intensity, subtlety, elusiveness, whatever -- until Y becomes the”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘Y’.
I recently had a discussion with my family on the sex of language. So I was just wondering about y'all's opinions on the gender/sex of American English letters.
See also The Phonetic alphabet by oroboros.
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