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  • y - noun the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet: a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys
  • y-chromosomal.
  • y-containing.
  • y-fronts.
  • y-shaped - adj. shaped in the form of the letter Y
  • y-t.
  • ya.
  • yaba.
  • yaba-like.
  • yabbara.
  • yabuuchi.
  • yacht - noun an expensive vessel propelled by sail or power and used for cruising or racing: verb travel in a yacht
  • yacoub.
  • yacs.
  • yaemput.
  • yaffe.
  • yag.
  • yagi - noun a sharply directional antenna
  • yagihara.
  • yagupsky.
  • yakima - noun a town in south central Washington
  • yakink.
  • yakoleff.
  • yalcindag.
  • yale - noun English philanthropist who made contributions to a college in Connecticut that was renamed in his honor (1649-1721): a university in Connecticut
  • yam - noun edible tuberous root of various yam plants of the genus Dioscorea grown in the tropics world-wide for food: sweet potato with deep orange flesh that remains moist when baked: any of a number of tropical vines of the genus Dioscorea many having edible tuberous roots: edible tuber of any of several yams
  • yamada.
  • yamagishi.
  • yamaguchi.
  • yamaguti.
  • yamakagashi.
  • yamamoto - noun Japanese admiral who planned the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 (1884-1943)
  • yamamura.
  • yamanishi.
  • yamashita.
  • yamazaki.
  • yambuku.
  • yameogo.
  • yanagawa.
  • yanamamo.
  • yaneza.
  • yang - noun the bright positive masculine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
  • yangon - noun the capital and largest city of Myanmar; located in the south near the Irrawaddy river delta
  • yanker - noun someone who gives a strong sudden pull
  • yano.
  • yanomamo.
  • yap - noun informal terms for the mouth: verb bark in a high-pitched tone
  • yardstick - noun a ruler or tape that is three feet long: a measure or standard used for comparison
  • yarns.
  • yassin.
  • yasuda.
  • yasui.
  • yawata.
  • yawn - noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom: verb utter a yawn, as from lack of oxygen or when one is tired: be wide open
  • yawning - adj. gaping open as if threatening to engulf someone or something: with the mouth wide open indicating boredom or sleepiness: showing lack of attention or boredom: noun an involuntary intake of breath through a wide open mouth; usually triggered by fatigue or boredom
  • yaws - noun an infectious tropical disease resembling syphilis in its early stages; marked by red skin eruptions and ulcerating lesions
  • yaws-free.
  • yazaki.
  • yazdanbakhsh.
  • yazici.
  • yb - noun a soft silvery metallic element; a rare earth of the lanthanide series; it occurs in gadolinite and monazite and xenotime
  • ybwem.
  • ye.
  • yeager.
  • yeaman.
  • year - noun the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun: a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days: a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity: a body of students who graduate together
  • year's.
  • year-book.
  • year-old.
  • year-old-men.
  • yearly - adj. occurring or payable every year: adv. without missing a year: noun a reference book that is published regularly once every year
  • yearn - verb have affection for; feel tenderness for: have a desire for something or someone who is not present: desire strongly or persistently
  • years - noun the time during which someone's life continues: a late time of life: a prolonged period of time
  • yeast - noun any of various single-celled fungi that reproduce asexually by budding or division: a commercial leavening agent containing yeast cells; used to raise the dough in making bread and for fermenting beer or whiskey
  • yeast-colony.
  • yeast-derived.
  • yeast-extract.
  • yeast-like.
  • yeasts.
  • yeates.
  • yeatman.
  • yeesok.
  • yeilding.
  • yellon.
  • yellow - adj. of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk: cowardly or treacherous: changed to a yellowish color by age:easily frightened: affected by jaundice which causes yellowing of skin etc: typical of tabloids: noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons:verb turn yellow
  • yellow-brown - adj. of a medium to dark brownish yellow color
  • yellow-green - adj. of a color midway between yellow and green
  • yellow-grey - adj. of grey tinged with yellow
  • yellow-necked.
  • yellow-orange - adj. of orange tinged with yellow
  • yellow-staining.
  • yellow-white - adj. of a white tinged with yellow
  • yellowing.
  • yellowish - adj. of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk
  • yellowish green - noun a shade of green tinged with yellow
  • yellowish-red.
  • yellowjackets.
  • yelping - noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog)
  • yemen - noun a republic on the southwestern shores of the Arabian Peninsula on the Indian Ocean; formed in 1990
  • yemenite.
  • yen - noun the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen: a yearning for something or to do something: verb have a desire for something or someone who is not present
  • yent.
  • yentis.
  • yeo.
  • yermakov.
  • yersin - noun French bacteriologist born in Switzerland; was a student of Pasteur; discovered the plague bacillus (1863-1943)
  • yersinia.
  • yersinia-associated.
  • yersinia-triggered.
  • yersinial.
  • yersiniosis.
  • yerushalmy.
  • yes - noun an affirmative
  • yet - adv. up to the present time: to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons: despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession): used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time: used after a superlative: within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time
  • yew - noun any of numerous evergreen trees or shrubs having red cup-shaped berries and flattened needlelike leaves: wood of a yew; especially the durable fine-grained light brown or red wood of the English yew valued for cabinetwork and archery bows
  • yews.
  • yf.
  • yiddish - noun a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
  • yield - noun an amount of a product: production of a certain amount:the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property: the quantity of something (as a commodity) that is created (usually within a given period of time): verb consent reluctantly: cease opposition; stop fighting: bring in: be the cause or source of: give in, as to influence or pressure: end resistance, as under pressure or force: be willing to concede: be flexible under stress of physical force: give or supply: cause to happen or be responsible for: move in order to make room for someone for something: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another: be fatally overwhelmed
  • yielded.
  • yielding - adj. tending to give in or surrender or agree: lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure: inclined to yield to argument or influence or control: noun the act of conceding or yielding: a verbal act of admitting defeat
  • yields.
  • yiend.
  • yin - noun the dark negative feminine principle in Chinese dualistic cosmology
  • ying.
  • yip - noun a sharp high-pitched cry (especially by a dog): verb bark in a high-pitched tone
  • yixin.
  • yjf.
  • ylds.
  • ylls.
  • ym.
  • ymdd.
  • yo.
  • yoffey.
  • yogev.
  • yoghurt - noun a custard-like food made from curdled milk
  • yoked.
  • yokenella.
  • yokogawai.
  • yolk - noun nutritive material of an ovum stored for the nutrition of an embryo (especially the yellow mass of a bird or reptile egg): the yellow spherical part of an egg that is surrounded by the albumen
  • yolks.
  • yonagoense.
  • yong.
  • yops.
  • york - noun the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
  • yorke.
  • yorkshire - noun a former large county in northern England; in 1974 it was divided into three smaller counties
  • yoshida.
  • yoshizaki.
  • yoshizawa.
  • you.
  • you're.
  • youl.
  • young - adj. being in its early stage: (used of living things especially persons) in an early period of life or development or growth: (of crops) harvested at an early stage of development; before complete maturity: not tried or tested by experience: suggestive of youth; vigorous and fresh: noun any immature animal: young people collectively: United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877): United States baseball player and famous pitcher (1867-1955): English poet (1683-1765): United States jazz tenor saxophonist (1909-1959):British physicist and Egyptologist; he revived the wave theory of light and proposed a three-component theory of color vision; he also played an important role in deciphering the hieroglyphics on the Rosetta Stone (1773-1829): United States civil rights leader (1921-1971): United States film and television actress (1913-2000)
  • young's.
  • young-onset.
  • younge.
  • younger - adj. used of the younger of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a son from his father
  • younger-onset.
  • youngest.
  • youngi.
  • youngner.
  • your.
  • yourself.
  • yousem.
  • youth - noun the freshness and vitality characteristic of a young person: early maturity; the state of being young or immature or inexperienced: the time of life between childhood and maturity: an early period of development: young people collectively: a young person (especially a young man or boy)
  • youths.
  • ypersele.
  • yq.
  • yr - noun a period of time containing 365 (or 366) days
  • yrophosphate.
  • ys.
  • ysteine.
  • yt.
  • yttrium - noun a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys
  • yu.
  • yuan - noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1279 to 1368: the basic unit of money in China
  • yudkin.
  • yudofsky.
  • yuen.
  • yugoslavia - noun a former country of southeastern Europe bordering the Adriatic Sea; formed in 1918 and named Yugoslavia in 1929; controlled by Marshal Tito as a communist state until his death in 1980: a mountainous republic in southeastern Europe bordering on the Adriatic Sea; formed from two of the six republics that made up Yugoslavia until 1992; Serbia and Montenegro were known as the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia until 2003 when they adopted the name of the Union of Serbia and Montenegro
  • yusuf.
  • yy.
  • yz.

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