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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Young Men's Christian Association, The Young Women's Christian Association, or one of their facilities. Used with the.
  • noun The Young Men's Hebrew Association, The Young Women's Hebrew Association, or one of their facilities. Used with the.
  • abbreviation year

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  • noun The twenty-fifth letter of the basic modern Latin alphabet.
  • noun chemistry Symbol for yttrium
  • noun metrology Symbol for prefix yotta-
  • noun genetics IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for any pyrimidine
  • noun biochemistry IUPAC 1-letter abbreviation for tyrosine
  • noun travel, aviation Symbol for an unrestricted economy air fare.
  • abbreviation yes
  • abbreviation YMCA or YWCA
  • noun The twenty-fifth letter of the English alphabet, called wye and written in the Latin script.


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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Choose Y - or Y+ if you want the applied in the texture to wrap around from top to bottom.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • X showers Y with the kind of attention that most impresses Y-- charm, intensity, subtlety, elusiveness, whatever -- until Y becomes the - RSS 2009

  • 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*.

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