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Y2K

[wahy-too-key] /ˈwaɪˌtuˈkeɪ/
noun
1.
the year 2000.
2.
Also called Y2K problem, Y2K bug. millennium bug.
Origin
1995-2000; Y(ear) + 2 + K symbol for the number 1000
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British Dictionary definitions for Y2K

Y2K

noun (informal)
1.
another name for the year 2000 ad (esp referring to the millennium bug)
Word Origin
C20: y(ear) + 2 + k (in the sense: thousand)
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Y2K in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Y2K

(the year) 2000
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