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wye

 (wī)
n.
1. The letter y.
2. An object shaped like a Y.
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Wye

(waɪ)
n
(Placename) a river in E Wales and W England, rising in Powys and flowing southeast into Herefordshire, then south to the Severn estuary. Length: 210 km (130 miles)
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wye

(waɪ)

n., pl. wyes.
the letter Y, or something having a similar shape.
[1855–60; a sp. of the letter name]

Wye

(waɪ)

n.
a river flowing from central Wales through SW England into the Severn estuary. 130 mi. (210 km) long.
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Noun1.wye - the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet
Latin alphabet, Roman alphabet - the alphabet evolved by the ancient Romans which serves for writing most of the languages of western Europe
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
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Translations
ypsilon
ípsilon
References in classic literature ?
The names of the farms nearest to the home plantation were Wye Town and New Design.
Fittings are supplied in a combination of fabricated and molded styles that include couplings, 1/8 and 1/4 bends, wyes, combination wyes, pipe increasers, caps, p-traps, clean-outs, reducing wyes and combinations.
Fitting styles include couplings, 1/8 and 1/4 bends, wyes, combination wyes, pipe increasers, caps, p-traps, clean-outs, and reducing wyes and combinations.
--Al-Sharq Al-Awsat October 25, 1998 Several wyes still needed
Fitting styles include couplings, 1/8 and bends, wyes, combination wyes, pipe increasers, caps, p-traps, clean-outs, and reducing wyes and combinations.
There is still time for salmon anglers to get hold of a season permit for some of the best beats on the River Usk and River Wye before the new season starts on Thursday, March 3.
The Permasert[R] Wye Tee can help reduce a portion of single line installation costs.
A Navy air-sea rescue helicopter yesterday joined the search for a microlight believed to have crashed in the Forest of Dean or Wye Valley.
Both bottles of champagne awaiting the captors of the first salmon of the season from the River Usk and River Wye have now been claimed.