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yield 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/yēld/,
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yielding, present participle; yielded, past tense; yields, 3rd person singular present; yielded, past participle;
  1. Produce or provide (a natural, agricultural, or industrial product)
    • - the land yields grapes and tobacco
  2. (of an action or process) Produce or deliver (a result or gain)
    • - this method yields the same results
  3. (of a financial or commercial process or transaction) Generate (a specified financial return)
    • - such investments yield direct cash returns
  4. Give way to arguments, demands, or pressure
    • - the Western powers now yielded when they should have resisted
    • - he yielded to the demands of his partners
  5. Relinquish possession of (something); give (something) up
    • - they might yield up their secrets
    • - they are forced to yield ground
  6. Cease to argue about
    • - I yielded the point
  7. (esp. in a legislature) Allow another the right to speak in a debate
    • - I yield to the gentleman from Kentucky
  8. Give right of way to other traffic

  9. (of a mass or structure) Give way under force or pressure
    • - he reeled into the house as the door yielded
Noun
  1. The full amount of an agricultural or industrial product
    • - the milk yield was poor
  2. The amount of money brought in, e.g., interest from an investment or revenue from a tax; return
    • - an annual dividend yield of 20 percent
  3. The amount obtained from a process or reaction relative to the theoretical maximum amount obtainable

  4. (of a nuclear weapon) The force in tons or kilotons of TNT required to produce an equivalent explosion
    • - yields ranging from five kilotons to 100 tons

  1. output: production of a certain amount
  2. be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
  3. return: the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
  4. give way: end resistance, as under pressure or force; "The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram"
  5. render: give or supply; "The cow brings in 5 liters of milk"; "This year's crop yielded 1,000 bushels of corn"; "The estate renders some revenue for the family"
  6. concede: give over; surrender or relinquish to the physical control of another
  7. Yield is the fifth studio album by the American alternative rock band Pearl Jam, released on February 3, 1998 through Epic Records. Following a short tour for its previous album, No Code (1996), Pearl Jam went into the studio in 1997 to record its follow-up. ...
  8. In chemistry, yield, also referred to as chemical yield and reaction yield, is the amount of product obtained in a chemical reaction.Vogel, A.I., Tatchell, A.R., Furnis, B.S., Hannaford, A.J. and P.W.G. Smith. Vogel's Textbook of Practical Organic Chemistry, 5th Edition. Prentice Hall, 1996. ...
  9. The yield strength or yield point of a material is defined in engineering and materials science as the stress at which a material begins to deform plastically. Prior to the yield point the material will deform elastically and will return to its original shape when the applied stress is removed. ...
  10. In finance, the term yield describes the amount in cash that returns to the owners of a security. Normally it does not include the price variations, at the difference of the total return. ...
  11. In viticulture, the yield is a measure of the amount of grapes or wine that is produced per unit surface of vineyard, and is therefore a type of crop yield. Two different types of yield measures are commonly used, mass of grapes per vineyard surface, or volume of wine per vineyard surface.
  12. (Yielding (wine)) In agriculture, crop yield (also known as "agricultural output") is not only a measure of the yield of cereal per unit area of land under cultivation, yield is also the seed generation of the plant itself (e.g. one wheat grain produces a stalk yielding three grain, or 1:3). ...
  13. Payment; tribute; A product; the quantity of something produced; To pay, give in payment; repay, recompense; reward; requite; To give way; to allow another to pass first; To give as required; to surrender, relinquish or capitulate; To give way; to succumb to a force; To produce as return, as ...
  14. (yielding) a concession; docile, or inclined to give way to pressure
  15. (Yielding) Condition of a turf course with a great deal of moisture. Horses sink into it noticeable.
  16. (Yielding) Irish term to describe racecourse going that is soft.
  17. (Yielding) Once a member has been recognized by the Speaker (or Chair) to speak, he controls the floor; in general, no other member may speak without being granted permission to do so by the member recognized. ...
  18. (Yielding) The ability of a material to deform permanently.
  19. (Yielding) The condition of a turf track when it has absorbed enough rain that the surface is soft and uneven.
  20. Yields are provided by the manufactures based upon a 3% - 7% coverage of the page. This is equal to a very short business letter without logo's, borders, or increased text size on a " NEW " machine that is in a laboratory. ...
  21. The return on an investment, expressed as a percentage of the amount invested.
  22. A measure of the return on an investment expressed as a percentage. A stock yield is calculated by dividing the annual dividend by the current market price of the stock. E.g., a stock selling at $100 with an annual dividend of $10. ...
  23. the rate of return on a security, taking into consideration annual interest payments, purchase price, redemption value, and the time remaining until maturity.
  24. The measurement, also known as return, of the output (such as production units or a dividend) as a percentage of the input (raw material or price paid for a stock or bond).
  25. A measure of the annual return on an investment.