Y - Abbreviations list
 y
an algebraic variable | a coordinate along the y-axis | year | yocto-
 Y
admittance | an unknown factor | yen | yotta- | yttrium | yuan
 Y2K
year 2000
 YA
yet another
 YAC
yeast artificial chromosome
 YAG
yttrium, aluminium, garnet
 yappy
 
 Yb
ytterbium
 YBS
you’ll be sorry
 YC
Young Conservative
 Y/C
two parts of a video signal representing the luminance (Y) and the chrominance (C) of the image
 yd
yard
 YDT
Yukon Daylight Time
 ye
Yemen
 YER
yearly effective rate
 YHA
Youth Hostels Association
 YHWH
the usual transliteration of the Tetragrammaton, the four letters representing the Hebrew name of God in the Bible, sometimes expanded to Yahweh
 YIU
yes, I understand
 YK
yugen kaisha
 YM
you mean
 YMCA
Young Men’s Christian Association
 YMHA
Young Men’s Hebrew Association
 YMODEM
a variation of the XMODEM file transfer protocol that uses 1024-byte blocks and can send multiple files
 YNK
you never know
 YOB
year of birth
 Yorks.
Yorkshire
 you’d
you had | you would
 you’ll
you shall | you will
 you’re
you are
 you’ve
you have
 YOYO
you’re on your own
 yr
year | younger | your
 Yrs
Yours
 YST
Yukon Standard Time
 yt
Mayotte
 YT
yours truly
 YTD
year to date
 YTS
Youth Training Scheme
 yu
Yugoslavia
 Yug.
Yugoslavia
 Yugo.
Yugoslavia
 yuppie
young urban (or upwardly mobile) professional
 YWCA
Young Women’s Christian Association
 YWHA
Young Women’s Hebrew Association


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