Meaning of Y in English

Y

1. n. (also y) (pl. Ys or Y's)

1. the twenty-fifth letter of the alphabet.

2 (usu. y) Algebra the second unknown quantity.

3 Geom. the second coordinate.

4 a a Y-shaped thing, esp. an arrangement of lines, piping, roads, etc. b a forked clamp or support. 2. abbr. (also Y.)

1. yen.

2 Yeomanry.

3 US YMCA, YWCA. 3.

symb. Chem. the element yttrium.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.