Y2K

Y2K

[wahy-too-key]
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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Y2K
 
n
another name for the year 2000 ad (esp referring to the millennium bug)
 
[C20: y(ear) + 2 + k (in the sense: thousand)]

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Y2K definition


Year 2000

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Y2K
(the year) 2000
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