Definition of Y

1. Noun. A silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 39, Yttrium
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Substance meronyms: Fergusonite, Gadolinite, Ytterbite, Xenotime



2. Noun. The 25th letter of the Roman alphabet.
Exact synonyms: Wye
Group relationships: Latin Alphabet, Roman Alphabet
Generic synonyms: Alphabetic Character, Letter, Letter Of The Alphabet

Definition of Y

1. n. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y.

2. pron. I.

3. n. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y.

4. pron. I.

Definition of Y

1. Abbreviation. yes ¹

2. Abbreviation. (the Y) YMCA or YWCA ¹

3. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 25 wye) ¹

4. Letter. (Latn-def en letter 25 wye) ¹

5. Abbreviation. (abbreviation of year) ¹

6. Abbreviation. (UK television) (abbreviation of youth), usually followed by an age appropriate for the content so marked. ¹

7. Abbreviation. (computing) (abbreviation of yes) ¹

8. Abbreviation. (slang text messaging Internet) (abbreviation of why)? ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Y

1. Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y. Specifically: Y moth, a handsome European noctuid moth Plusia gamma) which has a bright, silvery mark, shaped like the letter Y, on each of the fore wings. Its larva, which is green with five dorsal white species, feeds on the cabbage, turnip, bean, etc. (11 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Y

xyst
xystarch
xystarchs
xysters
xysti
xystoi
xyston
xystons
xystos
xysts
xystus
xyy karyotype
xyzzy
y (current term)
y'
y'ad
y'all
y'all're
y'all's
y'allself
y'allselves
y'are
y'ave
y'ere
y'know
y'see
y-angle
y-axes

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