y has definitions from the field of chemistry
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[ adjective ] (suffix) resembling or characteristic of something specified

Synonyms

ish ly

Examples

"the `ish' in `boyish enthusiasm' and the `ly' in `housewifely duties' and the `y' in `a long horsy face' are all suffixes with similar semantic import"

Related terms

like

2
[ noun ] the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet

Related terms

letter Roman_alphabet

3
[ noun ] (chemistry) a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys
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