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take apart
phrasal 1. to disconnect the pieces of ; disassemble 2. to treat roughly or harshly ; tear into
take back
transitive verb Date: 1775 to make a retraction of ; withdraw
take care
phrasal to be careful or watchful ; exercise caution or prudence
take care of
phrasal to attend to or provide for the needs, operation, or treatment of
take charge
phrasal to assume care, custody, command, or control
take down
verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. to lower without removing 2. a. to pull to pieces b. disassemble 3. to lower the spirit or vanity of 4. ...
take effect
phrasal 1. to become operative 2. to be effective
take exception
phrasal object
take five
or take ten phrasal to take a break especially from work
take for
phrasal to suppose to be; especially to suppose mistakenly to be
take for a ride
phrasal trick, cheat
take for granted
phrasal 1. to assume as true, real, or expected 2. to value too lightly
take heart
phrasal to gain courage or confidence
take hold
phrasal 1. grasp, grip, seize 2. to become attached or established ; take effect
take in
transitive verb Date: circa 1515 1. to draw into a smaller compass : a. furl b. to make (a garment) smaller by enlarging seams or tucks 2. a. to receive as a guest ...
take in vain
phrasal to use (a name) profanely or without proper respect
take into account
phrasal to make allowance for
take issue
phrasal disagree
take it on the chin
phrasal to suffer from the results of a situation
take it out on
phrasal to expend anger, vexation, or frustration in harassment of
take kindly to
phrasal to show an inclination to accept or approve
take no prisoners
phrasal to be merciless or relentless (as in exploiting an advantage)
take notice of
phrasal to observe or treat with special attention
take off
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. remove 2. a. release b. discontinue, withdraw c. to take or allow as a discount ; deduct d. to spend (a ...
take on
verb Date: 15th century transitive verb 1. a. to begin to perform or deal with ; undertake b. to contend with as an opponent 2. engage, hire 3. a. to ...
take one's time
phrasal to be leisurely about doing something
take out
verb Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. (1) deduct, separate (2) exclude, omit (3) withdraw, withhold b. to find release for ; vent c. ...
take over
verb Date: 1884 transitive verb to assume control or possession of or responsibility for intransitive verb 1. to assume control or possession 2. to become dominant
take part
phrasal join, participate, share
take place
phrasal happen, occur
take root
phrasal 1. to become rooted 2. to become fixed or established
take shape
phrasal to assume a definite or distinctive form
take ship
phrasal set out on a voyage by ship
take ten
phrasal see take five
take the cake
phrasal to carry off the prize ; rank first
take the count
phrasal 1. of a boxer to be counted out 2. to go down in defeat
take the floor
phrasal to rise (as in a meeting or a legislative assembly) to make a formal address
take the mickey
phrasal British joke, kid
take the mickey out of
phrasal British to make fun of ; tease
take the plunge
phrasal to do or undertake something decisively especially after a period of hesitation or uncertainty
take to
phrasal 1. to go to or into 2. to apply or devote oneself to (as a practice, habit, or occupation) 3. to adapt oneself to ; respond to 4. to conceive a liking for
take to court
phrasal to bring before a judicial body; especially sue 3
take to task
phrasal to call to account for a shortcoming ; criticize
take to the cleaners
phrasal to deprive of money or possessons ; clean out
take turns
phrasal alternate
take up
verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. pick up, lift 2. a. to begin to occupy (land) b. to gather from a number of sources 3. a. to accept or adopt ...
take up the cudgels
phrasal to engage vigorously in a defense or dispute
take up with
phrasal 1. to become interested or absorbed in 2. to begin to associate or consort with
take-charge
adjective Date: 1954 having the qualities of a forceful leader
take-home pay
noun Date: 1943 income remaining from salary or wages after deductions (as for income-tax withholding)
take-in
noun Date: 1778 an act of taking in especially by deceiving
take-no-prisoners
adjective Date: 1978 having a fierce, relentless, or merciless character
take-out
adjective Date: 1965 of, relating to, selling, or being food not to be consumed on the premises
take-up
noun Date: 1838 the action of taking up
takeaway
noun Date: 1961 1. the first movement of the backswing in golf 2. chiefly British takeout 3. an act or instance of taking possession of the ball or puck from an opposing ...
takedown
I. noun Date: 1893 1. the action or an act of taking down 2. something (as a rifle) having takedown construction II. adjective Date: 1907 constructed so as to be readily ...
taken
past participle of take
takeoff
noun Date: 1846 1. an imitation especially in the way of caricature 2. a. a spot at which one takes off b. a starting point ; point of departure 3. a. a rise or ...
takeout
noun Date: 1917 1. the action or an act of taking out 2. a. something taken out or prepared to be taken out b. (1) an article (as in a newspaper) printed on ...
takeout double
noun Date: circa 1944 a double made in bridge to convey information to and request a bid from one's partner
takeover
noun Date: circa 1917 the action or an act of taking over
taker
noun see take I
Takeshita
biographical name Noboru 1924-2000 prime minister of Japan (1987-89)
takin
noun Etymology: Mishmi (Tibeto-Burman language of northeast India) Date: 1850 a large heavily built bovid ruminant (Budorcas taxicolor) of Tibet and adjacent areas of Asia ...
takings
noun plural Date: 1606 chiefly British receipts especially of money
Takkakaw
geographical name waterfall 1650 feet (503 meters) Canada in SE British Columbia in Yoho National Park; highest in Canada
Takla Makan
geographical name see Taklimakan
Taklimakan
or Takla Makan geographical name desert W China in central Xinjiang Uygur between Tian Shan & Kunlun mountains
tala
I. noun Etymology: Sanskrit tāla, literally, hand-clapping Date: 1891 one of the ancient traditional rhythmic patterns of South Asian music — compare raga II. noun (plural ...
Talaud Islands
or Talaur Islands geographical name islands Indonesia NE of Sulawesi area 494 square miles (1284 square kilometers), population 194,253
Talaur Islands
geographical name see Talaud Islands
Talbot
noun Etymology: probably from Talbot, name of a Norman family in England Date: 1562 a large heavy mostly white hound with pendulous ears and drooping flews held to be ...
talc
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French talk, from Medieval Latin talc, talcum, from Arabic ṭalq Date: 1610 1. a very soft mineral that is a basic silicate of magnesium, ...
Talca
geographical name city central Chile S of Santiago population 128,544
Talcahuano
geographical name city & port S central Chile NW of Concepción population 202,368
talcose
adjective see talc
talcum powder
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin talcum talc Date: circa 1890 1. powdered talc 2. a toilet powder composed of perfumed talc or talc and a mild antiseptic
tale
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English talu; akin to Old Norse tala talk Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete discourse, talk 2. a. a series of events or ...
tale-teller
noun Date: 14th century 1. one who tells tales or stories 2. talebearer • tale-telling adjective or noun
tale-telling
adjective or noun see tale-teller
talebearer
noun Date: 15th century one that spreads gossip or rumors; also tattletale • talebearing adjective or noun
talebearing
adjective or noun see talebearer
taleggio
noun Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Italian, from Taleggio commune and valley in Italy Date: 1952 a soft creamy cheese made from the whole milk of cows
talent
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English talente, from Latin talenta, plural of talentum unit of weight or money, from Greek talanton pan of a scale, weight; akin to ...
talent scout
noun Date: 1936 a person engaged in discovering and recruiting people of talent for a specialized field or activity
talent show
noun Date: 1953 a show consisting of a series of individual performances (as singing) by amateurs who may be selected for special recognition as performing talent
talented
adjective see talent
talentless
adjective see talent
taler
also thaler noun Etymology: German — more at dollar Date: circa 1905 any of numerous silver coins issued by various German states from the 15th to the 19th centuries
talesman
noun Etymology: Middle English tales talesmen, from Medieval Latin tales de circumstantibus such (persons) of the bystanders; from the wording of the writ summoning them Date: ...
tali
plural of talus
talipes
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Latin talus ankle + pes foot — more at foot Date: circa 1841 clubfoot
talisman
noun (plural -mans) Etymology: French talisman or Spanish talismán or Italian talismano; all from Arabic ṭilsam, from Middle Greek telesma, from Greek, consecration, from ...
talismanic
adjective see talisman
talismanically
adverb see talisman
talk
I. verb Etymology: Middle English; akin to Old English talu tale Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to deliver or express in speech ; utter 2. to make the subject of ...
talk back
phrasal to answer impertinently
talk down
verb Date: 1844 intransitive verb to speak in a condescending or oversimplified fashion transitive verb to disparage or belittle by talking
talk out
transitive verb Date: 1954 to clarify or settle by oral discussion
talk over
transitive verb Date: 1734 to review or consider in conversation ; discuss
talk radio
noun Date: 1972 radio programming consisting of call-in shows
talk sense
phrasal to voice rational, logical, or sensible thoughts
talk show
noun Date: 1965 a radio or television program in which usually well-known persons engage in discussions or are interviewed
talk therapy
noun Date: 1979 psychotherapy emphasizing conversation between therapist and patient
talk through one's hat
phrasal to voice irrational, illogical, or erroneous ideas
talk turkey
phrasal to speak frankly or bluntly
talk up
verb Date: 1722 transitive verb to discuss favorably ; advocate, promote intransitive verb to speak up plainly or directly
talkathon
noun Date: 1934 a long session of discussion or speech-making
talkative
adjective Date: 15th century given to talking; also full of talk • talkatively adverb • talkativeness noun Synonyms: talkative, loquacious, garrulous, voluble mean ...
talkatively
adverb see talkative
talkativeness
noun see talkative
talker
noun see talk I
talkie
noun Date: 1913 a motion picture with a synchronized sound track
talkiness
noun see talky
talking book
noun Date: 1932 audiobook
talking head
noun Date: 1968 the televised head and shoulders shot of a person talking; also a television personality who appears in such shots
talking machine
noun Date: 1889 an early phonograph
talking point
noun Date: circa 1914 something that lends support to an argument; also a subject of discussion
talking-to
noun Date: circa 1875 reprimand, lecture
talky
adjective (talkier; -est) Date: 1815 1. talkative 2. containing too much talk • talkiness noun
tall
adjective Etymology: Middle English tal, probably from Old English getæl quick, ready; akin to Old High German gizal quick Date: 15th century 1. obsolete brave, courageous ...
tall fescue
noun Date: circa 1762 a European fescue (Festuca elatior syn. F. arundinacea) with erect smooth stems three to four feet (about one meter) high that has been introduced into ...
tall fescue grass
noun see tall fescue
tall oil
noun Etymology: part translation of German Tallöl, part translation of Swedish tallolja, from tall pine + olja oil Date: circa 1926 a resinous by-product from the ...
tall ship
noun Date: circa 1548 a sailing vessel with at least two masts; especially square-rigger
tallage
noun Etymology: Middle English taillage, tallage, from Anglo-French, from tailler to cut, limit, tax — more at tailor Date: 14th century an impost or due levied by a lord ...
Tallahassee
geographical name city N Florida, its capital population 150,624
Tallahatchie
geographical name river 230 miles (370 kilometers) N Mississippi flowing SW
Tallapoosa
geographical name river 268 miles (431 kilometers) NW Georgia & E Alabama flowing SW to join the Coosa forming Alabama River
tallboy
noun Date: 1769 1. a. highboy b. a double chest of drawers usually with the upper section slightly smaller than the lower 2. British clothespress
Tallchief
biographical name Maria 1925- American dancer
Talles
biographical name see Tallis
Talleyrand-Périgord
biographical name Charles-Maurice de 1754-1838 Prince de Bénévent French statesman
tallgrass prairie
noun Date: 1920 prairie 2a
Tallinn
or formerly Revel geographical name city & port capital of Estonia population 482,000
Tallis
or Tallys or Talles biographical name Thomas circa 1505-1585 English composer & organist
tallis
noun see tallith
tallish
adjective see tall
tallith
or tallis noun Etymology: Hebrew ṭallīth cover, cloak Date: 1613 a shawl with fringed corners worn over the head or shoulders by Jewish men especially during morning ...
tallness
noun see tall
tallow
I. noun Etymology: Middle English talgh, talow; akin to Middle Dutch talch tallow Date: 14th century the white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used ...
tallowy
adjective see tallow I
tally
I. noun (plural tallies) Etymology: Middle English talye, from Anglo-French talie, taille, in part from tailler to cut, measure, count; in part from Medieval Latin tallia, ...
tallyho
noun (plural -hos) Etymology: probably from French taïaut, a cry used to excite hounds in deer hunting Date: 1772 1. a call of a huntsman at sight of the fox 2. [Tally-ho, ...
tallyman
noun Date: 1654 1. British one who sells goods on the installment plan 2. one who tallies, checks, or keeps an account or record (as of receipt of goods)
Tallys
biographical name see Tallis
Talmud
noun Etymology: Late Hebrew talmūdh, literally, instruction Date: 1532 the authoritative body of Jewish tradition comprising the Mishnah and Gemara • Talmudic adjective ...
Talmudic
adjective see Talmud
talmudism
noun see Talmud
Talmudist
noun Date: 1569 a specialist in Talmudic studies
talon
noun Etymology: Middle English taloun heel, hind claw of a bird of prey, from Anglo-French talun, from Vulgar Latin *talon-, *talo, from Latin talus ankle, anklebone Date: 15th ...
taloned
adjective see talon
talus
I. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, probably from Vulgar Latin *talutum side, slope; akin to Latin talutium slope indicating presence of gold under the soil Date: ...
tam
noun Date: 1895 tam-o'-shanter
Tam o' Shanter
noun Date: 1791 1. the hero of Burns's poem Tam o' Shanter 2. (usually tam-o'-shanter) a woolen cap of Scottish origin with a tight headband, wide flat circular crown, and ...
tam-o'-shanter
noun see Tam o' Shanter 2
tam-tam
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu ṭamṭam Date: 1782 1. tom-tom 2. gong; especially one of a tuned set in a gamelan orchestra
tamable
adjective see tame II
tamale
noun Etymology: Mexican Spanish tamales, plural of tamal tamale, from Nahuatl tamalli steamed cornmeal dough Date: 1854 cornmeal dough rolled with ground meat or beans ...
Tamale
geographical name town N Ghana population 135,952
Tamalpais, Mount
geographical name mountain 2572 feet (784 meters) W California NW of San Francisco
Taman'
geographical name peninsula S Russia in Europe in Ciscaucasia between Sea of Azov & Black Sea
tamandua
noun Etymology: Portuguese tamanduá, from Tupi tamanuá, tamanduá Date: 1834 either of two arboreal anteaters (Tamandua mexicana and T. tetradactyla) of Central and South ...
Tamanrasset
geographical name wadi & oasis SE Algeria
Tamar
geographical name 1. river 40 miles (64 kilometers) Australia in N Tasmania flowing N to Bass Strait 2. river 60 miles (96 kilometers) SW England flowing SE from NW Devon ...
Tamarac
geographical name city SE Florida population 55,588
tamarack
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1805 1. any of several American larches; especially a larch (Larix laricina) of northern North America that inhabits usually moist or ...
tamari
noun Etymology: Japanese Date: 1965 an aged soy sauce prepared with little or no added wheat
tamarillo
noun Etymology: alteration of tomatillo Date: 1966 the reddish edible fruit of an arborescent shrub (Cyphomandra betacea) of the nightshade family that is native to South ...
tamarin
noun Etymology: French tamary, tamarin, perhaps of Tupian origin Date: 1780 any of numerous small chiefly South American monkeys (genera Saguinus and Leontopithecus) that ...
tamarind
noun Etymology: Spanish & Portuguese tamarindo, from Arabic tamr hindī, literally, Indian date Date: 15th century a tropical Old World tree (Tamarindus indica) of the legume ...
tamarisk
noun Etymology: Middle English tamarisc, from Late Latin tamariscus, from Latin tamaric-, tamarix Date: 14th century any of a genus (Tamarix of the family Tamaricaceae, the ...
Tamatave
geographical name — see Toamasina
Tamaulipas
geographical name state NE Mexico bordering on Gulf of Mexico capital Ciudad Victoria area 30,822 square miles (79,829 square kilometers), population 2,249,581
Tamayo
biographical name Rufino 1899-1991 Mexican painter
tambala
noun (plural -la or -las) Etymology: Nyanja (Bantu language of Malawi), literally, cockerel Date: 1970 — see kwacha at money table
Tambora
geographical name volcano 9350 feet (2850 meters) Indonesia on Sumbawa Island
tambour
I. noun Etymology: Middle French, drum, from Arabic ṭanbūr, modification of Persian tabīr Date: 15th century 1. drum I,1 2. a. an embroidery frame; especially a set ...
tamboura
or tambura noun Etymology: Persian ṭambūra Date: 1585 an Asian musical instrument resembling a lute in construction but without frets and used to produce a drone ...
tambourer
noun see tambour II
tambourine
noun Etymology: Middle French tambourin, diminutive of tambour Date: 1579 a small drum; especially a shallow one-headed drum with loose metallic disks at the sides played ...
Tambov
geographical name city S central Russia in Europe SE of Moscow population 311,000
tambura
noun see tamboura
Tamburlaine
biographical name see Tamerlane
tame
I. adjective (tamer; tamest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tam; akin to Old High German zam tame, Latin domare to tame, Greek damnanai Date: before 12th century ...
tameable
adjective see tame II
tameless
adjective Date: circa 1598 not tamed or not capable of being tamed
tamely
adverb see tame I
tameness
noun see tame I
tamer
noun see tame II
Tamerlane
or Tamburlaine biographical name — see Timur
Tamil
noun Etymology: Tamil Tamiẓ; akin to Pali Damiḷa, a Dravidian-speaking people, Sanskrit Dravida Date: 1734 1. a Dravidian language of Tamil Nadu state, India, and of ...
Tamil Nadu
or formerly Madras geographical name state SE India bordering on Bay of Bengal capital Madras area 50,180 square miles (129,966 square kilometers), population 55,858,946
Tammany
adjective Etymology: Tammany Hall, headquarters of the Tammany Society, political organization in New York City Date: 1872 of, relating to, or constituting a group or ...
Tammanyism
noun see Tammany
Tammuz
noun Etymology: Hebrew Tammūz Date: 1614 the 10th month of the civil year or the 4th month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see month table
tamoxifen
noun Etymology: probably by recombination & alteration of trans-, oxy, and clomiphene Date: 1972 an estrogen antagonist C26H29NO used in the form of its citrate especially to ...
tamp
I. transitive verb Etymology: probably back-formation from obsolete tampion, tampin plug, from Middle English, from Middle French tapon, tampon, of Germanic origin; akin to Old ...
Tampa
geographical name city W Florida on Tampa Bay (inlet of Gulf of Mexico) population 303,447 • Tampan adjective or noun
Tampan
adjective or noun see Tampa
tamper
intransitive verb (tampered; tampering) Etymology: probably from Middle French temprer to temper, mix, meddle — more at temper Date: 1567 1. to carry on underhand or ...
Tampere
geographical name city SW Finland population 171,561
tamperer
noun see tamper
tamperproof
adjective see tamper
Tampico
geographical name city & port E Mexico in S Tamaulipas on the Pánuco 7 miles (11 kilometers) from its mouth population 271,636
tampion
also tompion noun Etymology: obsolete tampion, tampin plug — more at tamp Date: circa 1625 a wooden plug or a metal or canvas cover for the muzzle of a gun
tampon
I. noun Etymology: French, literally, plug, from Middle French — more at tamp Date: 1848 a plug (as of cotton) introduced into a body cavity usually to absorb secretions ...
Tamworth
noun Etymology: Tamworth, borough in Staffordshire, England Date: 1860 any of a breed of large long-bodied red swine developed in England especially for the production of ...
tan
I. verb (tanned; tanning) Etymology: Middle English tannen, from Anglo-French tanner, from Medieval Latin tannare, from tanum, tannum tanbark Date: 13th century transitive ...
tan oak
noun Date: circa 1925 a United States Pacific coast evergreen tree (Lithocarpus densiflora) of the beech family that has erect staminate catkins and furrowed brown bark rich ...
Tan-tung
geographical name — see Dandong
Tana
geographical name river 440 miles (708 kilometers) E Africa in Kenya flowing into the Indian Ocean
Tana, Lake
geographical name lake NW Ethiopia; source of the Blue Nile area 1418 square miles (3687 square kilometers)
tanager
noun Etymology: New Latin tanagra, modification of Portuguese tangará, any of various birds of the suboscine family Pipridae, from Tupi tagará, taŋgará Date: 1801 any of ...
Tanagra
geographical name village E central Greece E of Thebes; an important town of ancient Boeotia
Tanaka
biographical name Koichi 1959- Japanese engineer
Tanana
geographical name river 550 miles (885 kilometers) E & central Alaska flowing NW into Yukon River
Tananarive
geographical name see Antananarivo
Tananarive, Tananarivo
geographical name — see Antananarivo
Tananarivo
geographical name see Antananarivo
tanbark
noun Date: 1799 1. a bark rich in tannin bruised or cut into small pieces and used in tanning 2. a surface (as a circus ring) covered with spent tanbark
Tancred
biographical name 1078?-1112 Norman leader in 1st Crusade
tandem
I. noun Etymology: Latin, at last, at length (taken to mean “lengthwise”), from tam so; akin to Old English thæt that Date: circa 1785 1. a. (1) a 2-seated ...
tandem bicycle
noun Date: circa 1890 a bicycle for usually two persons sitting tandem
tandem repeat
noun Date: 1973 any of several identical DNA segments lying one after the other in a sequence
tandoor
noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tandūr, tannūr, from Persian tanūr, from Arabic tannūr Date: 1840 a cylindrical clay oven in which food is cooked over charcoal
tandoori
adjective Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tandurī, from tandūr Date: 1958 cooked in a tandoor • tandoori noun
Tandy
biographical name Jessica 1909-1994 American (British-born) actress
Taney
biographical name Roger Brooke 1777-1864 American jurist; chief justice United States Supreme Court (1836-64)
Tanezrouft
geographical name extremely arid region of W Sahara in SW Algeria & N Mali
Tang
or T'ang noun Etymology: Chinese (Beijing) Táng Date: 1669 a Chinese dynasty dated A.D. 618-907 and marked by wide contacts with other cultures and by the development of ...
tang
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse tangi point of land, tang Date: 15th century 1. a projecting shank, prong, fang, or tongue (as on ...
tanga
noun (plural tanga) Etymology: Tajik, from Tajik & Persian, a silver coin, cash Date: 2000 — see ruble at money table
Tanga
geographical name city & port Tanzania on NE mainland population 187,634
Tanganyika
geographical name former country E Africa between Lake Tanganyika & Indian Ocean; administered by Britain 1920-61; became an independent member of the Commonwealth of Nations ...
Tanganyika, Lake
geographical name lake E Africa in Great Rift Valley between Democratic Republic of the Congo & Tanzania area 12,700 square miles (33,020 square kilometers)
Tanganyikan
adjective or noun see Tanganyika
Tange
biographical name Kenzo 1913- Japanese architect
tanged
adjective see tang I
tangelo
noun (plural -los) Etymology: tangerine + pomelo Date: 1904 the fruit of a tree (Citrus × tangelo) that is a hybrid between a tangerine or mandarin orange and a grapefruit; ...
tangency
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1819 the quality or state of being tangent
tangent
I. adjective Etymology: Latin tangent-, tangens, present participle of tangere to touch; perhaps akin to Old English thaccian to touch gently, stroke Date: 1594 1. a. ...
tangent plane
noun Date: 1856 the plane through a point of a surface that contains the tangent lines to all the curves on the surface through the same point
tangential
adjective Date: 1630 1. of, relating to, or of the nature of a tangent 2. acting along or lying in a tangent 3. a. divergent, digressive b. touching lightly ; ...
tangentially
adverb see tangential
tangerine
noun Etymology: Tangerine (orange), from French Tanger Tangier, Morocco + English 1-ine Date: 1842 1. a. any of various mandarin oranges that have usually deep orange ...
Tangerine
adjective or noun see Tangier
tangibility
noun see tangible I
tangible
I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin tangibilis, from Latin tangere to touch Date: 1589 1. a. capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch ; palpable b. ...
tangibleness
noun see tangible I
tangibly
adverb see tangible I
Tangier
geographical name 1. city & port N Morocco on Strait of Gibraltar; summer capital of Morocco population 187,894 2. the International Zone of Tangier — see morocco • ...
tangle
I. verb (tangled; tangling) Etymology: Middle English tanglen, tagilen, probably short for entanglen, from Anglo-French entagler, entangler to prosecute (for), implicate Date: ...
tangled
adjective Date: 1596 1. existing in or giving the appearance of a state of utter disorder 2. very involved ; exceedingly complex
tanglement
noun Date: 1831 entanglement
tangly
adjective Date: 1813 full of tangles or knots ; intricate
Tango
Date: 1952 — a communications code word for the letter t
tango
I. noun (plural tangos) Etymology: American Spanish Date: 1913 1. a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin in 2/4 time with a basic pattern of step-step-step-step-close and ...
tangram
noun Etymology: perhaps from Chinese (Beijing) táng Chinese + English -gram Date: 1861 a Chinese puzzle made by cutting a square of thin material into five triangles, a ...
Tangshan
geographical name city NE China in E Hebei population 1,044,194
Tanguy
biographical name Yves 1900-1955 American (French-born) artist
tangy
adjective (tangier; -est) Date: 1875 having or suggestive of a tang
Tanimbar Islands
geographical name islands Indonesia in SE Moluccas ENE of Timor population 50,000
Tanis
or biblical Zoan geographical name ancient city N Egypt in E Nile Delta near Lake Tanis
Tanis, Lake
geographical name — see manzala (Lake)

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