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wye

(wī) [Pronunciation of the letter y]
A three-way connector or three-branched device, shaped like the letter y.
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If all phases exist and phase sequence is true, the CRIM is started in wye connection.
As local people were concerned that the statues appeared to be irretrievably lost to the village, Wye Parish Council asked ABC to investigate the position.
There were at least two distinct tours that attracted visitors: the North Wales tour, which was valued for its sublime mountain scenery and would typically take in sights such as the river Dee, Conway, Snowdon, and the famous Devil's Bridge near Aberystwyth; and the Wye Tour, which usually saw tourists travel by boat downstream from Ross to Chepstow, although this trip could be extended, as it was for Bloomfield's party, by excursions into the surrounding countryside.
Luke Ayres (top) stabbed Marcus Wye to death outside Drews House
Revellers at the Beer on the Wye festival before the booze dried up
All the websites I visited seemed to suggest the Wye Bore was about as common as hen's teeth, the Loch Ness Monster and rocking horse dung.
Together with our partners, we have removed barriers that previously prevented returning salmon from spawning and reinstated almost 50 per cent of the entire Wye catchment area that was previously blocked to returning salmon."
Of course, the beauty of the Wye Valley (Dyffryn Gwy in Welsh) was recognised a long time prior to its December 1971 Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) designation people have lived here for 12,000 years; there is evidence of a settlement dating from the Palaeolithic at King Arthur's Cave at nearby Doward.
There is no need to shut off the blower when operating the valve and, when compared with a flapper-type diverter, the Wye Line typically loses almost 2000 times less air through leakage.
Dale Stoffel quickly came to understand all of this, and, in April of 2003, after the United States invaded Iraq, Stoffel retained the lobbying powerhouse BKSH, the firm headed by the influential Republican lobbyist Charles Black, to provide "assistance in defense contract procurement," for Wye Oak.
"Nature's Creations is pleased to make available Wye Oak leaf ornaments created using the natural leaves from the fallen 'Gentle Giant'" said Dennis Ray, managing designer.
Jonathan Pollard has challenged former President Bill Clinton's version of events when Pollard was "almost" freed from prison during the Wye Plantation talks.