yet

Definitions

  • The illustrator feeling happy, yet looking 'board
    The illustrator feeling happy, yet looking 'board
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv yet to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons "looked sick and felt even worse","an even (or still) more interesting problem","still another problem must be solved","a yet sadder tale"
    • adv yet despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession) "although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it","while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed","he was a stern yet fair master","granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go"
    • adv yet up to the present time "I have yet to see the results","details are yet to be worked out"
    • adv yet used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time "So far he hasn't called","the sun isn't up yet"
    • adv yet used after a superlative "this is the best so far","the largest drug bust yet"
    • adv yet within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time "he longed for the flowers that were yet to show themselves","sooner or later you will have to face the facts","in time they came to accept the harsh reality"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

AIN'T YOU GOT THAT BIVVY BUILT YET AIN'T YOU GOT THAT BIVVY BUILT YET
Hannibal, whilst even yet a child, swears eternal hatred to the Romans Hannibal, whilst even yet a child, swears eternal hatred to the Romans
"DERE ISS SOMEDINGS IN DOT SEADT, ALRETTY YET!" "DERE ISS SOMEDINGS IN DOT SEADT, ALRETTY YET!"

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In terms of area, Juneau, Alaska, is the largest city in the United States, yet it can only be reached by boat or plane.
    • n Yet (Zoöl) Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.
    • Yet At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still. "Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens."
    • Yet Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time. "He 'll be hanged yet ."
    • Yet Even; -- used emphatically. "Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them."
    • Yet In addition; further; besides; over and above; still. "A little longer; yet a little longer.""This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.""The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of piety and justice."
    • conj Yet Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however. "Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these."
    • Yet Up to the present time; thus far; hitherto; until now; -- and with the negative, not yet, not up to the present time; not as soon as now; as, Is it time to go? Not yet . See As yet, under As conj. "Ne never yet no villainy ne said."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Saudi Arabia covers an area of 830,000 sq. miles, yet there is not a single river in the whole country.
    • yet At or in the present time or juncture; before something else; at present; now: as, shall the deed be done yet? is it time yet?
    • yet In addition; over and above; in repetition; further; besides; still; even: used especially with comparatives.
    • yet Still, in continuance of a former state; at this or at that time, as formerly; now or then, as at a previous period.
    • yet At or before some future time; before all is done.
    • yet Up to the present time; thus far; hitherto; already: usually with a negative.
    • yet Yet is often accompanied by as in this sense: as, I have not met him as yet.
    • yet Though the case be such; at least; at any rate.
    • yet Yet is sometimes used with adjectives or participles (with or without a hyphen) to denote continuance of the action or state, or as equivalent to still.
    • yet Nevertheless; notwithstanding.
    • yet Though.
    • yet But.
    • yet To melt; found; cast, as metal.
    • n yet A metal pan or boiler. See yetling, 2.
    • n yet A West African volute of the genus Cymbium; a boat-shell. See cut under Cymbium.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Built in only 16 months between 1941 and 1942, the Pentagon is only 71ft tall, yet it has 5 floors, 17.5 miles of corridors, 150 stairways, 280 restrooms, 685 drinking fountains, 7,748 windows and workers replace more than 250 lightbulbs each day.
    • adv Yet yet in addition: besides: at the same time: up to the present time: hitherto: even: however
    • conj Yet nevertheless: however
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Quotations

  • Samuel Beckett
    Samuel%20Beckett
    “To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.”
  • William Lloyd George
    William Lloyd George
    “He's no failure. He's not dead yet.”
  • John Paul Jones
    John Paul Jones
    “I have not yet begun to fight.”
  • Jean Jacques Rousseau
    Jean%20Jacques%20Rousseau
    “Man is born free, yet he is everywhere in chains.”
  • Charles W. Chesnutt
    Charles W. Chesnutt
    “Impossibilities are merely things which we have not yet learned.”
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    “To know yet to think that one does not know is best; Not to know yet to think that one knows will lead to difficulty.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. yet, ȝet, ȝit, AS. git, gyt, giet, gieta,; akin to OFries. ieta, eta, ita, MHG. iezuo, ieze, now, G. jetzo, jetzt,

Usage

In literature:

She was tall, and dressed more simply than many a citizen's wife, and yet her air was that of a goddess.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
Yet Edwin was not thinking about the game.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
Yet we loved each others as few brothers do.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
The road by Fredericksburg ... they have not tried that yet, and yet it has a value.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Though she led a good life, yet she had not a talent for the education of children.
"The Autobiography of Madame Guyon" by Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte Guyon
Upon thy form more wrinkles yet will fall, And, coming down, shall make no noise at all.
"The Hesperides & Noble Numbers: Vol. 1 and 2" by Robert Herrick
We are living on the "not-yet" possessed part of His domain.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
Yet the pain of it had a strange and intimate charm, making it unlike any pain she had ever yet felt.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
He is master of the house and yet he has never been possessor.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Yet the time had not yet come to stop and rest.
"The Snowshoe Trail" by Edison Marshall
But O, what damned minutes tells he o'er Who dotes yet doubts; suspects yet fondly loves.
"Roger Trewinion" by Joseph Hocking
Yet it was, take it altogether, an astonishingly fertile trip for a young and green lad who was not yet nineteen.
"A Tramp's Notebook" by Morley Roberts
No word had yet been spoken, and yet men's hearts were beating wildly.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
Yet the man continued to love her in spite of all.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
No one yet has ever attempted to do so; and yet my education was not neglected.
"The Bertrams" by Anthony Trollope
And yet you can never tell.
"The Slave of Silence" by Fred M. White
But I do not know yet, mademoiselle, I do not know yet.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
Yet here was a chance, as Franke had generously indicated, for him to win some money.
"Bred of the Desert" by Marcus Horton
Yet he, too, was good-looking, in a certain way.
"A Monk of Cruta" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
And yet he half felt a sense of sadness: he had met Iftikhar Eddauleh face to face, and yet the Ismaelian lived.
"God Wills It!" by William Stearns Davis
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In poetry:

We have not left her yet, not yet alone;
But soon must leave her where
She will not miss our care,
Bone of our bone.
"My Friend" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Brave boys are they!
Gone at their country's call;
And yet, and yet we cannot forget
That many brave boys must fall.
"Brave Boys Are They!" by Henry Clay Work
And yet the old love was the cause
Of all the tears I shed;
Still in my inmost breast I felt
The heart was not yet dead.
"The Resurrection" by Count Giacomo Leopardi
From him I have a pardon got,
But yet myself I pardon not.
His rich forgiveness still I have,
Yet never can myself forgive.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
"I was stricken," thou shalt say—
"Yet when beaten felt no pain—
When shall dawn another day?
I will seek it yet again!"
"The Effects of Wine" by John Pierpont
Clasp my hand close, my child, in thine—
A long way we have come!
Clasp my hand closer yet, my child,
Farther we yet must roam—
Climbing and climbing till we reach
Our heavenly father's home.
"The Hills" by George MacDonald

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In science:

There are r independent annihilators of {·, ·}1 , that yet generate nontrivial flows with respect to {·, ·}2 .
Solutions to WDVV from generalized Drinfeld-Sokolov hierarchies
An independent proof of this, valid for any L, is obtained by giving yet another recursive formula for d(L), which involves no signs.
Semigroups, rings, and Markov chains
Yet another proposal would be that E be defined as Emax , the maximum expectation value of the Hamiltonian in all of the eigenstates of the density matrix.
Defining Entropy Bounds
However, we have not yet done the same for Y along Gi , which is required for our counting.
A Simple Proof that Rational Curves on K3 are Nodal
The magnetization for a certain disorder strength and system size would be averaged over systems, in which the excitation has and has not been formed yet, with |m| ≃ 0 and |m| ≃ 1, respectively.
Susceptibility and Percolation in 2D Random Field Ising Magnets
In this subsection we do not have to suppose yet that α is finite, although we will only need the confluence hypothesis in this case.
Number Operator Algebras
The packet has not yet encountered the small defect at the center, so it has a relatively simple shape.
An example of the difference between quantum and classical random walks
We have not yet introduced the constraints associated with the absence of a scale.
Statistical ensemble of scale-free random graphs
On the one hand we do not yet have a general expression for the one-parameter descripter families ξ µ(t, s).
Quantum general invariance and loop gravity
It should be stressed that the convergence of the renormalizing transformation has not been studied yet in general (see however for partial results).
Poincare' normal forms and simple compact Lie groups
Huchra et al. 1983) for which data analysis is not yet complete (Dunne et al. 2001).
The SCUBA Local Universe Galaxy Survey II. 450 micron data - evidence for cold dust in bright IRAS Galaxies
Moreover if we scale α = 1 − 2w t1/3 with fixed w ∈ R and take t → ∞, the above scaled random variable converges to yet another distribution function for each fixed w ∈ R.
Riemann-Hilbert problems for last passage percolation
In fact, the statistical interpretation of the wave function is in accord with all experiments that have been performed yet.
On the Experimental Incompatibility Between Standard and Bohmian Quantum Mechanics
Yet all real glasses do have transverse excitations, and one could ask about generic new features introduced by these modes.
Boson peak in an harmonic scalar model
Yet all real glasses do have transverse excitations, and one could ask about generic new features introduced by these modes.
Vibrations in glasses and Euclidean Random Matrix theory
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