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 yeel ding

  • n  a verbal act of admitting defeat
  • n  the act of conceding or yielding
  • v  be the cause or source of
  • v  end resistance, as under pressure or force
  • v  give or supply
  • v  give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  • v  give in, as to influence or pressure
  • v  move in order to make room for someone for something
  • v  cause to happen or be responsible for
  • v  be willing to concede
  • v  be fatally overwhelmed
  • v  bring in
  • v  be flexible under stress of physical force
  • v  cease opposition; stop fighting
  • v  consent reluctantly
  • s  inclined to yield to argument or influence or control
    a timid yielding person
  • s  lacking stiffness and giving way to pressure
    a deep yielding layer of foam rubber
  • s  tending to give in or surrender or agree
    too yielding to make a stand against any encroachments"- V.I.Parrington

  • Hwang and his team at Seoul National University became the first to clone human embryos capable of yielding viable stem cells that might one day cure countless diseases.
  • It is under assault, she says, from global companies that encourage farmers to grow so-called high-yielding crops that result in a dangerous dependence on bioengineered seeds .
  • Unlike cards or a roulette wheel, well-thrown dice reward most everyone on the rail, yielding a collective yawp that drowns out the slots.
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  • Gaston Caperton in Minneapolis Star Tribune
    Our outreach into minority, low-income and other underserved student groups is yielding tremendous results,Caperton added.
  • Ray Takeyh in Fort Worth Star Telegram
    The move reflects that there is a lot of frustration that the diplomacy isn't yielding results,said Ray Takeyh, a specialist on Mideast policy at the Washington-based Council on Foreign Relations.
  • Peter Oppenheimer in FOXBusiness
    We're thrilled to have generated $4 billion in cash flow from operations in the first half of fiscal 2008, yielding an ending cash balance of $19.4 billion,said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's CFO. "Looking ahead to the third quarter of fiscal...

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