Yale

noun trademark a type of lock with a latch bolt and a flat key with a serrated edge.
Origin
C19: named after the American locksmith Linus Yale Jr.

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  • Yale — bezeichnet: Yale (British Columbia), Ort in British Columbia, Kanada Yale (Illinois), Ort in Illinois, Vereinigte Staaten Yale (Iowa), Ort in Iowa, Vereinigte Staaten Yale (Michigan), Ort in Michigan, Vereinigte Staaten Yale (Oklahoma), Ort in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yale — Yale, OK U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 1342 Housing Units (2000): 611 Land area (2000): 0.910887 sq. miles (2.359187 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.910887 sq. miles (2.359187 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yale — 1854, kind of lock invented by U.S. mechanic Linus Yale Jr. (1821 1868). The surname is Welsh, from ial, and means dweller at the fertile upland. Yale University (Connecticut, U.S.) founded 1701 as Collegiate School, renamed 1718 in honor of a… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yale, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 287 Housing Units (2000): 130 Land area (2000): 0.295951 sq. miles (0.766510 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.295951 sq. miles (0.766510 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yale, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 97 Housing Units (2000): 45 Land area (2000): 0.574921 sq. miles (1.489039 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.574921 sq. miles (1.489039 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yale, MI — U.S. city in Michigan Population (2000): 2063 Housing Units (2000): 805 Land area (2000): 1.290026 sq. miles (3.341152 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.290026 sq. miles (3.341152 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yale, OK — U.S. city in Oklahoma Population (2000): 1342 Housing Units (2000): 611 Land area (2000): 0.910887 sq. miles (2.359187 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.910887 sq. miles (2.359187 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yale, SD — U.S. town in South Dakota Population (2000): 118 Housing Units (2000): 55 Land area (2000): 0.157373 sq. miles (0.407593 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.157373 sq. miles (0.407593 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Yale — Yale1 [yāl] [after Linus Yale (1821 68), U.S. locksmith] trademark for a key operated, pin tumbler cylinder lock Yale2 [yāl] Elihu 1649 1721; Eng. merchant, born in America: prominent early benefactor of Yale College …   English World dictionary

  • Yale — (université) université américaine, située à New Haven (Connecticut). Créée en 1701 à Branford, elle eut son siège à New Haven (1716), où elle reçut le nom d un bienfaiteur, Elihu Yale (1648 1721) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • YALE — University (USA, http://www.yale.edu/) …   Acronyms

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