Ys

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Ys

  1. (metrology) Symbol for the yottasecond, an SI unit of time equal to 1024 seconds.

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Ys

  1. (mythology) A mythical sunken city in Brittany.

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Ys f

  1. (mythology) Ys (sunken city)
    • 1955, Claude Lévi-Strauss, Tristes Tropiques, 1993 ed., Plon, ISBN 978-2-259-00359-1, chap. IX, p. 89
      Rio est mordu par sa baie jusqu'au cœur; on débarque en plein centre, comme si l'autre moitié, nouvelle Ys, avait été déjà dévorée par les flots.
      — The bay at Rio eats right into the heart of the city: you land in the centre, as if the other half, like the fabled town of Ys, had already been engulfed by waves. — 1973, John & Doreen Weightman (trans.), Tristes Tropiques, 2011 ed., Penguin Books, ISBN 978-0-14-197073-8

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