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[wahy] /waɪ/
noun, plural Y's or Ys, y's or ys.
1.
the 25th letter of the English alphabet, a semivowel.
2.
any spoken sound represented by the letter Y or y, as in yet, city, or rhythm.
3.
something having the shape of a Y .
4.
a written or printed representation of the letter Y or y.
5.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter Y or y.
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y's in Science
Y  
The symbol for yttrium.
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