Yield may mean:

* Crop yield, a measure of the output per unit area of land under cultivation
* Maximum sustainable yield, the largest long-term fishery catch that can be safely taken
* Rolled throughput yield, a statistical tool in Six Sigma
* Yield (finance), a rate of return based on what the holder earns with direct incomes on a financial instrument or security
* Dividend yield, the current or yield to maturity of common or preferred share dividends
* Yield (aviation), the revenue an airline makes on each passenger for every kilometer/mile travelled
* Yield (chemistry), the amount of product obtained in a chemical reaction
* Yield (engineering), the permanent plastic deformation of a structure
** Yield strength, an engineering term for the strain that a material can undergo before plastic deformation
* in computer science, a point of return (and re-entry) of a coroutine
* Yield (education), the percentage of prospective students offered admission to an educational institution that actually enroll at that school
* Semiconductor fabrication yield, the proportion of devices produced which function correctly
* Nuclear weapon yield, the amount of energy discharged when the weapon explodes
* Specific yield, a ratio used to evaluate the groundwater production from an aquifer
* Terminal yield, in formal language theory is the sequence of leaves encountered in an ordered walk of a tree structure
* Wool Yield, refers to the amount of clean wool present in a greasy lot and is objectively measured.
* Yield sign, a traffic sign controlling the give-way rules at an intersection (also called a give way sign)
* an element in The Amazing Race, a U.S. reality game, where one team forces another to stop racing for a pre-determined amount of time.
* "Yield" (album), the fifth album from the band Pearl Jam
* Yield Class, an expression of the productivity of a stand of timber.
* Fission product yield

See also

* yielding

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  • yield — 1 / yēld/ vt: to produce as return from an expenditure or investment: furnish as profit or interest an account that yield s 6 percent vi 1: to give place or precedence (as to one having a superior right or claim) 2: to relinquish the floor of a… …   Law dictionary

  • Yield — Yield, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Yielded}; obs. p. p. {Yold}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Yielding}.] [OE. yelden, [yogh]elden, [yogh]ilden, AS. gieldan, gildan, to pay, give, restore, make an offering; akin to OFries. jelda, OS. geldan, D. gelden to cost, to be …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yield — Álbum de Pearl Jam Publicación 3 de febrero de 1998 Grabación de Febrero a Septiembre de 1997 en los estudios Litho y estudios Bad Animals Género(s) Rock Alternativo, Grung …   Wikipedia Español

  • yield´er — yield «yeeld», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. a) to produce; bear: »This land yields good crops. Mines yield ores. SYNONYM(S): furnish, supply. b) to give in return; bring in: »an investment which yielded a large profit. c) to fill a need; furnish; afford …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yield — bezeichnet: Ausbeute (Halbleitertechnik) Yield, der englische Begriff für Rendite All Risk Yield (Nettoanfangsrendite bei Immobilieninvestitionen) Yield Spread Analyse, der englische Begriff für die Portfolioanalyse Yield Compression, auch… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • yield — [yēld] vt. [ME yelden < OE gieldan, to pay, give, akin to Ger gelten, to be worth < IE base * ghel tō, (I) give, pay] 1. to produce; specif., a) to give or furnish as a natural process or as the result of cultivation [an orchard that… …   English World dictionary

  • yield — vb 1 produce, turn out, *bear Analogous words: *generate, engender, breed, propagate: create, *invent: form, shape, *make, fabricate, fashion 2 *relinqui …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Yield — Yield, v. i. 1. To give up the contest; to submit; to surrender; to succumb. [1913 Webster] He saw the fainting Grecians yield. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To comply with; to assent; as, I yielded to his request. [1913 Webster] 3. To give way; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • yield — [n] production of labor crop, earnings, harvest, income, output, outturn, produce, profit, return, revenue, takings, turnout; concept 260 yield [v1] produce accrue, admit, afford, allow, beam, bear, blossom, bring forth, bring in, discharge, earn …   New thesaurus

  • Yield — Yield, n. Amount yielded; product; applied especially to products resulting from growth or cultivation. A goodly yield of fruit doth bring. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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