from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • The symbol for the element ytterbium.

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  • n. Symbol for ytterbium.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., the symbol for ytterbium.

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  • n. a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabytes or 10^24 bytes
  • n. a soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime
  • n. a unit of information equal to 1024 zebibytes or 2^80 bytes
  • n. a unit of information equal to 1000 zettabits or 10^24 bits


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