a white, water-insoluble powder, y 2 o 3 , used chiefly in incandescent gas and acetylene mantles.
a colourless or white insoluble solid used mainly in incandescent mantles. formula: y2o3 also called yttria
another name for yttrium oxide
a mineral, tantalite and niobate of yttrium and various elements, as iron, and cerium, occurring in the form of brown-black crystals. historical examples a dictionary of arts, manufactures and mines andrew ure
(in philosophical taoism) action of an artificial or arbitrary kind.
yu-shiang whole fish /yoo-shyang hohl fish/ an obsolete name for the greek character gamma (extended sail ascii code 9, unicode glyph 0x0263) which with a loop in its tail looks like a little fish swimming down the page. the term is actually the name of a chinese dish in which a fish is cooked whole […]
a river in se asia, flowing se from sw china through indochina to the gulf of tonkin. 500 miles (800 km) long.
noun 1859–1916, chinese general and statesman: first president (1912–16) of the chinese republic