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Glossary: Y

  • Yard

    An imperial unit of length. It is equal to 0.9144m.

    Unit: yd 

  • Yield Point

    The stress at which sudden increased deformation occurs under slowly increasing load.

  • York Stone

    A generic term for sandstones form the North of England, often used for paving.

  • Young’s Modulus

    A modulus of elasticity defined as the ratio of the stress to the strain for any material within the elastic limit.