wye

wye

[wahy]
noun, plural wyes.
1.
the letter Y, or something having a similar shape.
2.
Electricity. a three-phase, Y -shaped circuit arrangement.
3.
Railroads. a track arrangement with three switches and three legs for reversing the direction of a train.

Origin:
1855–60; a spelling of the letter name

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Wye

[wahy]
noun
a river flowing from central Wales through SW England into the Severn estuary. 130 miles (210 km) long.
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Wye (waɪ)
 
n
a river in E Wales and W England, rising in Powys and flowing southeast into Herefordshire, then south to the Severn estuary. Length: 210 km (130 miles)

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