Meaning of T in English

T

I. ˈtē noun

( plural t's or ts ˈtēz)

Usage: often capitalized, often attributive

1.

a. : the 20th letter of the English alphabet

b. : an instance of this letter printed, written, or otherwise represented

c. : a speech counterpart of orthographic t (as t in tie, sty, bat, hatpin, later, or French tu )

2. : a printer's type, a stamp, or some other instrument for reproducing the letter t

3. : someone or something arbitrarily or conveniently designated t especially as the 19th or when j is used for the 10th the 20th in order or class

4.

a. : something having the shape of the letter T

b.

[by shortening]

: t formation

- to a T

II. abbreviation

Usage: often capitalized

1. table

2.

[Italian tace ]

be silent

3. tackle

4. taken

5. taper

6. tare

7. target

8. teaspoon

9. technical; technician

10. telephone

11. teletype

12. temperature

13. tempo

14. temporal

15. temporary

16.

[Latin tempore ]

in the time of

17. tenor

18. tense

19. tension

20. tensor

21. terminal; termination

22. territorial; territory

23. tertiary

24. testament

25. thickness

26. thief

27. thread

28. tied

29. time; times

30. toe

31. tome

32.

[Latin tomus ]

volume

33. ton

34. tooth

35. top

36. town; township

37. trace

38. trainer

39. transcription

40. transformer

41. transit

42. transition; transitional

43. transitive

44. tread

45. triangle

46. trillo

47.

[Late Latin Trinitas ]

the Trinity

48. triple

49. tropical

50. trotter

51. troy

52. true

53. tun

54. Turkish

55. tutti

III. symbol

1. capitalized absolute temperature

2. ital meridian angle

3. capitalized octodecimo

4. capitalized tritium

5. usually italic triton

IV. noun

Usage: usually capitalized

1. : t-shirt

2. : technical foul

V. abbreviation

Usage: capitalized

1. tera- herein

2. tesla herein

3. thymine

4. : toddler

5. : metric ton

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