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yield

(yēld),
The amount or quantity produced or returned, often measured as a percentage of the starting material; for example, a yield in an enzyme preparation is equal to the units of enzyme activity recovered at the end of the preparation divided by the total units observed in the starting material.

yield

(yēld)
The amount or quantity produced or returned, often measured as a percentage of the starting material; e.g., a yield in an enzyme preparation is equal to the units of enzyme activity recovered at the end of the preparation divided by the total units observed in the starting material.

yield

  1. that part of the production of a crop which is removed by humans.
  2. the actual amount of substance obtained during the preparation of a substance, for example in fermentation or in a manufacturing process.
References in classic literature ?
But she could not realize why or how she should have yielded, feeling as she then did.
The versifying which I was always at was easier, and yielded itself more to my hand.
"And wherefore fire?" said the colonel; "every one has yielded."