from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone or something that yields a crop or other product
- n. Someone or something that yields, or gives way
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who yields.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That which yields or supplies; specifically, a variety of some cropping plant: with a qualifying term, as good or poor.
- n. One who pays; a debtor.
- n. One who yields, permits, or suffers; one who surrenders, submits, or gives in.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who yields or surrenders
The euro came under selling pressure as a high-yielder, helped by reports that Ireland is more at risk from debt default.
IT is ethanol from corn that has potential problems and a few even argue is not a net energy yielder.
"The dollar is now generally looking like a low-yielder," says Alan Ruskin, international strategist at RBS Greenwich Capital.
I second the comments on Celebrity-- wonderful flavor and a big yielder.
'Crimson' variety of lentil (Lens culinaris), now available to farmers in the U.S. This particular variety is derived from Egyptian germplasm and is particularly well adapted to low rainfall, an early bloomer, tall and upright in growth habit, and a good yielder.
Over the last five years, the triticale has been the highest or second highest yielder out of the 50 wheat varieties tested.
I am a modest man, sir, and hesitate to talk about myself even among friends; but since you all insist, there is nothing for me to do but yield as gracefully as I may -- and as a yielder I glitter in the front rank.
This variety is a very heavy yielder, has good drought-resistant qualities, and withstands wind and weather so well that it may be said to be storm-proof.
It is a fair yielder, as much as fifty pounds of nuts having been borne by eight or nine year old trees.
The Maryland tree is a heavy yielder but of third quality.