Among programmers, yet another is an idiomatic qualifier in the name of a computer program, organisation, or event that is confessedly unoriginal. Stephen C. Johnson is credited with establishing the naming convention in the late 1970s when he named his compiler-compiler yacc, since he felt there were already numerous compiler-compilers in circulation at the time.
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[From Unix's yacc(1), ‘Yet Another Compiler-Compiler’, a LALR parser generator] 1. Of your own work: A humorous allusion often used in titles to acknowledge that the topic is not original, though the content is. As in ‘Yet Another AI Group’ or ‘Yet Another Simulated Annealing Algorithm’. 2. Of others' work: Describes something of which there are already far too many. See also YA-, YABA, YAUN.
The numerical value of yet another in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of yet another in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Today, the Jewish people face another attempt by yet another Persian potentate to destroy us.
The cemetery of the victims of human cruelty in our century is extended to include yet another vast cemetery, that of the unborn.
Yet another problem with alcohol is that it can be the vehicle for some other drug to be ingested, unknown to the drinker. Let's call this by its name: This is poisoning.
Mighty are the winds of time, which sweep away the despair of a broken heart, which blow back the essence of life, which refresh the soul with yet another sweet countenance.
We are certainly going to have a fruitful discussion on May 11 that will confirm the great progress that has been achieved and will be yet another move, yet another step, in the direction of a final agreement.
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