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  • English Word -yl Definition A suffix used as a characteristic termination of chemical radicals; as in ethyl, carbonyl, hydroxyl, etc.
  • English Word Y Definition Something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y.
  • English Word Y Definition One of the forked holders for supporting the telescope of a leveling instrument, or the axis of a theodolite; a wye.
  • English Word Y Definition A forked or bifurcated pipe fitting.
  • English Word Y Definition A portion of track consisting of two diverging tracks connected by a cross track.
  • English Word Y Definition I.
  • English Word Y level Definition See under Y, n.
  • English Word Y's Definition of Y
  • English Word Y- Definition Alt. of I-
  • English Word Y- Definition A prefix of obscure meaning, originally used with verbs, adverbs, adjectives, nouns, and pronouns. In the Middle English period, it was little employed except with verbs, being chiefly used with past participles, though occasionally with the infinitive Ycleped, or yclept, is perhaps the only word not entirely obsolete which shows this use.
  • English Word Ya Definition Yea.
  • English Word Yacare Definition A South American crocodilian (Jacare sclerops) resembling the alligator in size and habits. The eye orbits are connected together, and surrounded by prominent bony ridges. Called also spectacled alligator, and spectacled cayman.
  • English Word Yacca Definition A West Indian name for two large timber trees (Podocarpus coriaceus, and P. Purdicanus) of the Yew family. The wood, which is much used, is pale brownish with darker streaks.
  • English Word Yacht Definition A light and elegantly furnished vessel, used either for private parties of pleasure, or as a vessel of state to convey distinguished persons from one place to another; a seagoing vessel used only for pleasure trips, racing, etc.
  • English Word Yacht Definition To manage a yacht; to voyage in a yacht.
  • English Word Yachter Definition One engaged in sailing a jacht.
  • English Word Yachting Definition Sailing for pleasure in a yacht.
  • English Word Yachtman Definition See Yachtsman.
  • English Word Yachtsman Definition One who owns or sails a yacht; a yachter.
  • English Word Yachtsmen Definition of Yachtsman
  • English Word Yaf Definition Gave. See Give.
  • English Word Yaffingale Definition The yaffle.
  • English Word Yaffle Definition The European green woodpecker (Picus, / Genius, viridis). It is noted for its loud laughlike note. Called also eccle, hewhole, highhoe, laughing bird, popinjay, rain bird, yaffil, yaffler, yaffingale, yappingale, yackel, and woodhack.
  • English Word Yager Definition In the German army, one belonging to a body of light infantry armed with rifles, resembling the chasseur of the French army.
  • English Word Yaguarundi Definition Same as Jaguarondi.
  • English Word Yajur-Veda Definition See Veda.
  • English Word Yak Definition A bovine mammal (Poephagus grunnies) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long and bushy, often white, and is valued as an ornament and for other purposes in India and China. There are several domesticated varieties, some of which lack the mane and the long hair on the flanks. Called also chauri gua, grunting cow, grunting ox, sarlac, sarlik, and sarluc.
  • English Word Yakamilk Definition See Trumpeter, 3 (a).
  • English Word Yakare Definition Same as Yacare.
  • English Word Yakin Definition A large Asiatic antelope (Budorcas taxicolor) native of the higher parts of the Himalayas and other lofty mountains. Its head and neck resemble those of the ox, and its tail is like that of the goat. Called also budorcas.