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biographical name Anthony 1815-1882 English novelist • Trollopian adjective
adjective see Trollope
I. noun see trolley I II. verb see trolley II
Trombe wall
noun Etymology: Félix Trombe died 1985 French designer Date: 1978 a masonry wall that is usually separated from the outdoors by a glass wall and is designed to absorb solar ...
noun Etymology: Italian, augmentative of tromba trumpet, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German trumba, trumpa trumpet Date: circa 1724 a brass instrument consisting ...
noun see trombone
noun Etymology: German, drum, from Middle High German trummel, diminutive of trumme drum — more at drum Date: circa 1877 a usually cylindrical or conical revolving screen ...
verb Etymology: by alteration Date: 1846 intransitive verb 1. tramp 1 2. to step hard ; stamp transitive verb 1. tramp 2. stamp 3. a. to give a ...
biographical name Maarten Harpertszoon 1598-1653 Dutch admiral
trompe l'oeil
noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French trompe-l'œil, literally, deceives the eye Date: 1889 1. a style of painting in which objects are depicted with ...
geographical name city & port N Norway population 50,548
noun Etymology: Swedish, probably from Arabic natrūn natron — more at natron Date: 1799 a gray-white or yellowish-white monoclinic mineral consisting of a hydrous acid ...
geographical name city & port central Norway on Trondheim Fjord (80 miles or 128 kilometers long), population 137,346
I. noun Etymology: Middle French trope, troupe company, herd, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English thorp, throp village — more at thorp Date: 1545 1. a. a group of ...
noun Date: 1640 1. a. (1) an enlisted cavalryman (2) the horse of a cavalryman b. paratrooper c. soldier 2. a. a mounted police officer b. a state ...
noun Date: 1800 a ship or aircraft for carrying troops ; transport
abbreviation tropical
or tropo- combining form Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek tropos 1. turn ; turning ; change 2. tropism
noun Etymology: Latin tropus, from Greek tropos turn, way, manner, style, trope, from trepein to turn Date: 1533 1. a. a word or expression used in a figurative sense ; ...
or tropho- combining form Etymology: French, from Greek, from trophē nourishment nutritive
noun Etymology: New Latin, from troph- + Greek allaxis exchange, from allassein to change, exchange, from allos other — more at else Date: 1918 exchange of food (as from ...
adjective Etymology: French trophique, from Greek trophikos, from trophē nourishment, from trephein to nourish Date: 1873 1. of or relating to nutrition ; nutritional 2. ...
trophic level
noun Date: 1942 one of the hierarchical strata of a food web characterized by organisms which are the same number of steps removed from the primary producers
adverb see trophic
combining form see troph-
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1889 the outer layer of the mammalian blastocyst that supplies nutrition to the embryo and facilitates implantation ...
adjective see trophoblast
noun Etymology: troph- + zo- + 1-ite Date: circa 1909 a protozoan of a vegetative form as distinguished from one of a reproductive or resting form
noun (plural trophies) Etymology: Middle French trophee, from Medieval Latin tropheum, from Latin tropaeum, trophaeum, from Greek tropaion, from neuter of tropaios of a turning, ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English tropik, from Latin tropicus of the solstice, from Greek tropikos, from tropē turn Date: 1527 1. either of the two parallels of ...
tropic bird
noun Date: circa 1671 any of a genus (Phaethon of the family Phaethontidae) of web-footed birds that are related to the pelicans, are found chiefly in tropical seas often far ...
Tropic of Cancer
Etymology: from the sign of the zodiac which its celestial projection intersects Date: 1545 the parallel of latitude that is approximately 23 1/2 degrees north of the equator ...
Tropic of Capricorn
Etymology: from the sign of the zodiac which its celestial projection intersects Date: 1551 the parallel of latitude that is approximately 23 1/2 degrees south of the equator ...
adjective Date: 1527 1. a. of, relating to, occurring in, or suitable for use in the tropics b. of, being, or characteristic of a region or climate that is frost-free ...
tropical aquarium
noun Date: circa 1948 an aquarium kept at a uniform warmth and used especially for tropical fish
tropical cyclone
noun Date: 1920 a cyclone originating in the tropics; specifically hurricane
tropical fish
noun Date: 1931 any of various small usually showy fishes of tropical origin often kept in a tropical aquarium
tropical oil
noun Date: 1988 any of several oils (as coconut oil and palm oil) that are high in saturated fatty acids and are used especially in commercially prepared baked goods, snack ...
tropical rain forest
noun Date: 1909 rain forest 1
tropical sprue
noun Date: circa 1955 sprue II,1
tropical storm
noun Date: 1937 a tropical cyclone with strong winds of over 39 miles (63 kilometers) per hour but less than hurricane intensity
transitive verb (-ized; -izing) Date: 1885 1. to make tropical (as in character, conditions, or appearance) 2. to fit or adapt for use in a tropical climate especially by ...
adverb see tropical
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary -tropism Date: 1899 1. a. involuntary orientation by an organism or one of its parts that involves turning or curving ...
adjective see tropism
— see trop-
noun Date: 1954 a subunit of collagen fibrils consisting of three polypeptide strands arranged in a helix
adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or involving biblical interpretation stressing moral metaphor; also moral 2. characterized or varied by tropes ; ...
adverb see tropological
noun Date: 1946 a protein of muscle that forms a complex with troponin regulating the interaction of actin and myosin in muscular contraction
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration from tropomyosin Date: 1966 a protein of muscle that together with tropomyosin forms a regulatory protein complex controlling the ...
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary troposphere + pause Date: 1918 the region at the top of the troposphere; also a comparable layer of a celestial body
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1909 the lowest densest part of the earth's atmosphere in which most weather changes occur and temperature generally ...
adjective see troposphere
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1934 a taxis in which an organism orients itself by the simultaneous comparison of stimuli of different intensity acting on separate end ...
geographical name valley central Scotland between Loch Katrine & Loch Achray
noun Date: 1962 an adherent of Trotskyism ; Trotskyist, Trotskyite
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from troter to trot, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German trottōn to tread, Old English tredan Date: 14th ...
trot out
transitive verb Date: 1836 1. to lead out and show the paces of (as a horse) 2. to bring forward for display or use
I. noun Etymology: Middle English trouth, from Old English trēowth — more at truth Date: 12th century 1. loyal or pledged faithfulness ; fidelity 2. one's pledged word ...
I. transitive verb Date: 14th century archaic betroth II. noun Date: 1513 archaic betrothal
noun Etymology: probably from 2trot Date: 1826 setline; especially a comparatively short setline used near shore or along streams
biographical name Leon 1879-1940 originally Lev Davidovich Bronstein Russian Communist leader
noun Date: 1925 the political, economic, and social principles advocated by Trotsky; especially the theory and practice of communism developed by or associated with Trotsky ...
noun or adjective see Trotskyism
noun or adjective see Trotskyism
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that trots; specifically a standardbred horse trained for harness racing 2. a pig's foot used as food
geographical name city SW Ohio W of Dayton population 27,420
noun Etymology: French, from Old Occitan trobador, from trobar to compose, from Vulgar Latin *tropare, from Latin tropus trope Date: circa 1741 1. one of a class of lyric ...
I. verb (troubled; troubling) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French trubler, from Vulgar Latin *turbulare, from *turbulus agitated, alteration of Latin turbulentus — ...
adjective Date: 14th century 1. a. concerned, worried b. exhibiting emotional or behavioral problems 2. characterized by or indicative of trouble
noun Date: circa 1914 a person who consciously or unconsciously causes trouble • troublemaking adjective or noun
adjective or noun see troublemaker
noun see trouble I
verb (troubleshot; -shooting) Etymology: back-formation from troubleshooter Date: 1918 intransitive verb to operate or serve as a troubleshooter transitive verb to ...
noun Date: 1905 1. a skilled worker employed to locate trouble and make repairs in machinery and technical equipment 2. an expert in resolving diplomatic or political ...
adjective Date: 1542 1. difficult, burdensome 2. giving trouble or anxiety ; vexatious • troublesomely adverb • troublesomeness noun
adverb see troublesome
noun see troublesome
adjective Date: 15th century 1. full of trouble ; stormy 2. causing trouble ; troublesome • troublously adverb • troublousness noun
adverb see troublous
noun see troublous
noun (plural troughs) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English trog; akin to Old High German trog trough, Old English trēow tree, wood — more at tree Date: before 12th ...
transitive verb (trounced; trouncing) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1868 to thrash or punish severely; especially to defeat decisively
I. noun Etymology: French, from Middle French — more at troop Date: 1776 company, troop; especially a group of theatrical performers II. intransitive verb (trouped; ...
noun Date: 1890 1. a member of a troupe; especially actor 2. a person who deals with and persists through difficulty or hardship without complaint
noun Etymology: French troupiale, from troupe; from its living in flocks Date: 1825 a large brightly colored oriole (Icterus icterus) of Central and South America; also any ...
I. noun Etymology: alteration of earlier trouse, from Scottish Gaelic triubhas Date: 1681 pant III,1 — usually used in plural II. adjective Date: circa 1771 1. of, ...
trouser suit
noun Date: 1939 chiefly British pantsuit
noun (plural trousseaux or trousseaus) Etymology: French, from Old French, diminutive of trousse bundle, from trousser to truss Date: 1817 the personal possessions of a ...
noun (plural trout; also trouts) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English trūht, from Late Latin trocta, tructa, a fish with sharp teeth, from Greek trōktēs, literally, ...
trout lily
noun Etymology: probably from its speckled leaves Date: circa 1898 dogtooth violet
noun Date: 1883 a small freshwater fish (Percopsis omiscomaycus of the family Percopsidae) chiefly of northern North America having a scaleless head and large eyes
adjective (troutier; -est) Date: 1676 containing or likely to contain abundant trout
noun Etymology: French, from Old French troveor, troverre, from trover to compose, find, from Vulgar Latin *tropare — more at troubadour Date: 1795 one of a school of poets ...
or Trouville-sur-Mer geographical name town & port N France on English Channel S of Le Havre population 5645
geographical name see Trouville
noun Etymology: short for treasure trove Date: 1888 1. discovery, find 2. a valuable collection ; treasure; also haul, collection
noun Etymology: Anglo-French, finding, trover, from trover to find Date: 1594 a common law action to recover the value of goods wrongfully converted to another's own use
verb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English trēowan; akin to Old English trēowe faithful, true — more at true Date: before 12th century 1. obsolete believe 2. ...
geographical name town S England capital of Wiltshire population 22,984
I. noun Etymology: Middle English truel, from Anglo-French, from Late Latin truella, from Latin trulla ladle Date: 13th century any of various hand tools used to apply, ...
noun see trowel II
adjective Etymology: Middle English troye, probably from Troyes, France Date: 15th century expressed in troy weight
geographical name 1. city SE Michigan N of Detroit population 80,959 2. city E New York on Hudson River NNE of Albany population 49,170 3. (or Ilium) (or Troja) ancient ...
troy weight
noun Date: 15th century a series of units of weight based on a pound of 12 ounces and an ounce of 480 grains — see weight table
geographical name city NE France SE of Paris population 60,755
geographical name see Trieste
noun (plural -cies) Date: 1784 an act or instance of playing truant ; the state of being truant
truancy officer
noun see truant officer
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, vagabond, idler, from Anglo-French, of Celtic origin; akin to Old Irish trógán wretch, trúag wretched Date: 14th century one who shirks ...
truant officer
noun Date: 1868 a person employed by a public-school system to investigate the continued absences of pupils — called also attendance officer, truancy officer
noun (plural -ries) Date: 15th century truancy
I. noun Etymology: Middle English trewes, plural of trewe agreement, from Old English trēow fidelity; akin to Old English trēowe faithful — more at true Date: 13th century ...
Truchas Peak
or North Truchas Peak geographical name mountain 13,110 feet (3996 meters) N New Mexico in Sangre de Cristo Mountains NE of Santa Fe; highest of three peaks forming Truchas ...
Trucial Oman
geographical name see United Arab Emirates
Trucial Oman, Trucial States
geographical name — see United Arab Emirates
Trucial States
geographical name see United Arab Emirates
I. verb Etymology: Middle English trukken, from Anglo-French *truker, *troker, from Vulgar Latin *troccare, probably of imitative origin Date: 13th century transitive verb ...
truck farm
noun Etymology: 2truck Date: 1866 a farm devoted to the production of vegetables for the market • truck farmer noun
truck farmer
noun see truck farm
truck stop
noun Date: circa 1951 a facility especially for truckers that is usually by a highway and that includes a diner, fuel pumps, and a garage
truck system
noun Date: 1830 the system of paying wages in goods instead of cash
geographical name river 120 miles (193 kilometers) E California & W Nevada flowing from Lake Tahoe into Pyramid Lake
I. noun Etymology: 1truck Date: 1536 1. one that barters 2. Scottish peddler II. noun Etymology: 4truck Date: 1878 1. a person whose business is transporting goods by ...
noun see truck III
noun Date: 1809 the process or business of transporting goods on trucks
intransitive verb (truckled; truckling) Etymology: from the lower position of the truckle bed Date: 1647 to act in a subservient manner ; submit Synonyms: see fawn • ...
truckle bed
noun Etymology: truckle small wheel, pulley, from Middle English trokell, from Latin trochlea block of pulleys — more at trochlea Date: 15th century trundle bed
noun see truckle
noun Date: 1924 a transportation line using trucks
noun Date: 1862 1. a load or amount that fills or could fill a truck 2. the minimum weight required for shipping at truckload rates 3. a large amount
noun Date: 1787 1. trucker II 2. a member of a fire department unit that operates a hook and ladder truck
noun Date: 1637 archaic an officer in charge of trade with American Indians especially among the early settlers
noun Date: circa 1727 the quality or state of being truculent
noun Date: 1569 truculence
adjective Etymology: Latin truculentus, from truc-, trux savage; perhaps akin to Middle Irish trú doomed person Date: circa 1540 1. feeling or displaying ferocity ; cruel, ...
adverb see truculent
biographical name Pierre Elliott 1919-2000 Canadian politician; prime minister (1968-79; 1980-84)
I. verb (trudged; trudging) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1547 intransitive verb to walk or march steadily and usually laboriously transitive verb to trudge along ...
trudgen stroke
noun Etymology: John Trudgen died 1902 English swimmer Date: 1893 a swimming stroke consisting of alternating overarm strokes and a scissors kick
noun see trudge I
truditur dies die
foreign term Etymology: Latin day is pushed forth by day ; one day hurries on another
I. adjective (truer; truest) Etymology: Middle English trewe, from Old English trēowe faithful; akin to Old High German gitriuwi faithful, Old Irish derb sure, and probably to ...
true believer
noun Date: circa 1820 1. a person who professes absolute belief in something 2. a zealous supporter of a particular cause
true bill
noun Date: 1766 a bill of indictment endorsed by a grand jury as warranting prosecution of the accused
true blue
noun Etymology: from the association of blue with constancy Date: 1762 a person who is true-blue
true bug
noun Date: 1895 bug 1c
true lover's knot
noun Date: 1615 a complicated ornamental knot not readily untied and symbolic of mutual love — called also truelove knot — see knot illustration
true porcelain
noun Date: 1849 porcelain 1
true rib
noun Date: 1741 any of the ribs having costal cartilages connected directly with the sternum and in humans constituting the first seven pairs
true seal
noun Date: 1923 hair seal
adjective Date: 1650 1. marked by unswerving loyalty (as to a party) 2. genuine
true-false test
noun Date: 1924 a test consisting of a series of statements to be marked as true or false
adjective Date: 1926 true to life
adjective Date: 1590 genuinely such by birth
adjective Date: 15th century faithful, loyal • trueheartedness noun
noun see truehearted
noun Date: 14th century one truly beloved or loving ; sweetheart
truelove knot
noun see true lover's knot
noun see true I
noun Date: 1589 an honest or trusty person
noun Etymology: modification of Middle French truffe, from Old Occitan trufa, from Vulgar Latin *tufera; akin to Latin tuber swelling, truffle — more at tuber Date: 1591 1. ...
adjective Date: 1833 cooked, stuffed, or garnished with truffles
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1864 chiefly British a shallow rectangular gardening basket
noun Date: 1708 an undoubted or self-evident truth; especially one too obvious for mention • truistic adjective
adjective see truism
geographical name 1. city NW Peru NW of Lima population 193,528 2. — see Santo Domingo 1
Trujillo Alto
geographical name municipality NE central Puerto Rico population 75,728
Trujillo Molina
biographical name Rafael Leónidas 1891-1961 Dominican general & politician; president of Dominican Republic (1930-38; 1942-52)
geographical name — see Chuuk
noun Etymology: probably from Middle English trollen (in trollen forth to travel about, wander), ultimately from Old French troller, treiller to hunt for game without a scent ...
adverb Date: 13th century 1. a. indeed — often used as an intensive or interjectionally to express astonishment or doubt b. without feigning, falsity, or inaccuracy ...
biographical name Harry S. 1884-1972 33d president of the United States (1945-53)
I. biographical name John 1756-1843 American painter II. biographical name Jonathan 1710-1785 father of preceding American statesman III. geographical name town SW ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English trompe, from Anglo-French trumpe, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German trumba, trumpa trumpet Date: 14th century 1. a. trumpet ...
trump card
I. noun see trump II II. noun see trump II
trump up
transitive verb Date: 1695 1. to concoct especially with intent to deceive ; fabricate, invent 2. archaic to cite as support for an action or claim
adjective Date: 1728 fraudulently concocted ; spurious
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) trompery deceit, from Middle French, from tromper to deceive Date: 15th century 1. a. worthless nonsense b. trivial or useless ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English trompette, from Anglo-French, from trumpe trump Date: 14th century 1. a. a wind instrument consisting of a conical or cylindrical ...
trumpet creeper
noun Date: circa 1818 trumpet vine
trumpet flower
noun Date: circa 1731 1. any of various plants (as a trumpet vine or a datura) with trumpet-shaped flowers 2. the flower of a trumpet flower
trumpet honeysuckle
noun Date: circa 1731 a North American honeysuckle (Lonicera sempervirens) with whorls of large coral-red or orange flowers having a narrow trumpet-shaped corolla
trumpet vine
noun Date: 1709 a North American woody vine (Campsis radicans) of the bignonia family having pinnate leaves and large typically red trumpet-shaped flowers
noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a trumpet player; specifically one that gives signals with a trumpet b. one that praises or advocates ; eulogist, spokesman 2. a. ...
trumpeter swan
noun Date: 1834 a rare large pure white swan (Cygnus buccinator) of western North America that is noted for its sonorous voice
adjective see trumpet I
I. adjective Etymology: Latin truncatus, past participle of truncare to shorten, from truncus trunk Date: 1716 having the end square or even II. transitive ...
adjective Date: circa 1704 1. having the apex replaced by a plane section and especially by one parallel to the base 2. a. cut short ; curtailed b. lacking an ...
noun see truncate II
I. noun Etymology: Middle English tronchoun, from Anglo-French trunchun, from Vulgar Latin *truncion-, *truncio, from Latin truncus trunk Date: 14th century 1. a shattered ...
I. verb (trundled; trundling) Etymology: 2trundle Date: circa 1598 transitive verb 1. a. to propel by causing to rotate ; roll b. archaic to cause to revolve ; ...
trundle bed
noun Date: 1542 a low bed usually on casters that can be rolled or slid under a higher bed when not in use — called also truckle bed
noun Date: 15th century archaic a curly-tailed dog
noun see trundle I
noun Etymology: Middle English trunke Anglo-French trunc, trunke, from Latin truncus trunk, torso Date: 15th century 1. a. the main stem of a tree apart from limbs and ...
trunk hose
noun plural Etymology: probably from obsolete English trunk to truncate Date: 1618 short full breeches reaching about halfway down the thigh that were worn chiefly in the ...
trunk line
noun Date: 1843 1. a transportation system (as an airline, railroad, or highway) handling long-distance through traffic 2. a. a main supply channel (as for gas or oil) ...
adjective Date: 1640 having a trunk especially of a specified kind — usually used in combination
noun Date: circa 1804 any of numerous small often bright colored bony fishes (family Ostraciidae) of tropical seas with the body and head enclosed in a bony carapace
noun see trunk
variant of treenail
noun Etymology: French trognon core, stump Date: circa 1625 a pin or pivot on which something can be rotated or tilted; especially either of two opposite gudgeons on which ...
geographical name town SW England capital of Cornwall and Isles of Scilly population 16,277
I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English to pack, load, bind, from Anglo-French trusser, trousser, from Vulgar Latin *torsare, from *torsus twisted — more at torsade ...
truss bridge
noun Date: 1840 a bridge supported mainly by trusses — see bridge illustration
noun see truss I
noun Date: 1840 1. the members forming a truss 2. the trusses and framework of a structure
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse traust trust; akin to Old English trēowe faithful — more at true Date: 13th century 1. ...
trust company
noun Date: 1834 an incorporated trustee; broadly a corporation that functions as a corporate and personal trustee and usually also engages in the normal activities of a ...
trust fund
noun Date: 1780 property (as money or securities) settled or held in trust
trust territory
noun Date: 1945 a non-self-governing territory placed under an administrative authority by the Trusteeship Council of the United Nations
noun see trustbuster
noun see trust II
adjective see trust II
noun Date: 1903 one who seeks to break up business trusts; specifically a federal official who prosecutes trusts under the antitrust laws • trust-busting noun
I. noun Date: 1647 1. a. one to whom something is entrusted b. a country charged with the supervision of a trust territory 2. a. a natural or legal person to whom ...
noun Date: circa 1736 1. the office or function of a trustee 2. supervisory control by one or more countries over a trust territory
noun see trust II
adjective Date: 1758 full of trust ; confiding • trustfully adverb • trustfulness noun
adverb see trustful
noun see trustful
noun see trusty I
adverb see trust II
noun see trust II
adjective Date: circa 1530 1. not deserving of trust ; faithless 2. distrustful
adverb see trustworthy
noun see trustworthy
adjective Date: 1714 worthy of confidence ; dependable • trustworthily adverb • trustworthiness noun
I. adjective (trustier; -est) Date: 14th century trustworthy, dependable • trustiness noun II. noun (plural trusties) Date: 1573 a trusty or trusted person; ...
noun (plural truths) Etymology: Middle English trewthe, from Old English trēowth fidelity; akin to Old English trēowe faithful — more at true Date: before 12th century 1. ...
biographical name Sojourner circa 1797-1883 American evangelist & reformer
truth serum
noun Date: 1924 a hypnotic or anesthetic held to induce a subject under questioning to talk freely
truth set
noun Date: 1940 a mathematical or logical set containing all the elements that make a given statement of relationships true when substituted in it
truth table
noun Date: 1921 a table that shows the truth-value of a compound statement for every truth-value of its component statements; also a similar table (as for a computer logic ...
noun Date: 1903 the truth or falsity of a proposition or statement
adjective Date: circa 1567 telling or disposed to tell the truth • truthfully adverb • truthfulness noun
adverb see truthful
noun see truthful
I. verb (tried; trying) Etymology: Middle English trien, from Anglo-French trier to select, sort, examine, determine, probably from Late Latin tritare to grind, frequentative of ...
try for point
Date: 1929 an attempt made after scoring a touchdown in football to score one or two additional points by kicking the ball over the crossbar or again carrying it into the ...
try on
transitive verb Date: 1664 1. to put on (a garment) in order to test the fit 2. to use or test experimentally • try-on noun
try one's hand
phrasal to attempt something for the first time
try out
intransitive verb Date: 1909 to compete for a position especially on an athletic team or for a part in a play
try square
noun Date: circa 1877 an instrument consisting of two straightedges fixed at right angles to each other and used for laying off right angles and testing whether work is ...
noun see try on
noun Date: 1795 a metallic pot used on a whaler or on shore to render whale oil from blubber
adjective Date: 1718 severely straining the powers of endurance • tryingly adverb
adverb see trying
noun Date: 1903 an experimental performance or demonstration: as a. a test of the ability (as of an athlete or actor) to fill a part or meet standards b. a performance ...
noun Etymology: New Latin Trypanosoma, from Greek trypanon auger + New Latin -soma -some — more at trepan Date: 1903 any of a genus (Trypanosoma) of parasitic flagellate ...
noun (plural trypanosomiases) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1902 infection with or disease caused by trypanosomes
noun Etymology: perhaps from Greek tryein to wear down + English pepsin; akin to Latin terere to rub — more at throw Date: 1876 a proteolytic enzyme that is secreted in ...
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1890 the inactive substance released by the pancreas into the duodenum to form trypsin
noun Etymology: tryptophan + amine Date: 1929 a crystalline amine C10H12N2 derived from tryptophan
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from trypsin Date: 1883 of, relating to, or produced by trypsin or its action
also tryptophane noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tryptic + -o- + -phane Date: 1890 a crystalline essential amino acid C11H12N2O2 that is widely ...
noun see tryptophan
noun Etymology: obsolete at try lying to Date: 1769 a fore-and-aft sail bent to a gaff and hoisted on a lower mast or a small mast close abaft
I. noun Etymology: Middle English triste appointed station for hunters, probably from trist, trust confidence, trust Date: 14th century 1. an agreement (as between lovers) to ...
noun see tryst II
noun plural Date: 1792 a brick furnace in which try-pots are placed; also the furnace with the pots
Ts'ao Chan
biographical name 1715?-1763 Ts'ao Hsüeh-ch'in Chinese novelist
variant of sadhe

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