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twelve-tone
adjective Date: 1926 of, relating to, or being serial music utilizing the 12 chromatic tones
twelve-tone row
noun Date: 1941 the 12 chromatic tones of the octave placed in a chosen fixed order and constituting with some permitted permutations and derivations the melodic and harmonic ...
twelvemo
noun (plural -mos) Date: 1816 the size of a piece of paper cut 12 from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size
twelvemonth
noun Date: 12th century year
twentieth
adjective or noun see twenty
twenty
noun (plural twenties) Etymology: Middle English, from twenty, adjective, from Old English twēntig, noun, group of 20, from twēn- (akin to Old English twā two) + -tig group ...
twenty-fourmo
noun (plural -mos) Date: circa 1841 the size of a piece of paper cut 24 from a sheet; also a book, a page, or paper of this size
twenty-one
noun Date: circa 1611 1. — see number table 2. [translation of French vingt-et-un] blackjack • twenty-one adjective • twenty-one pronoun, plural in construction
twenty-twenty
or 20/20 adjective Etymology: from the testing of vision by reading letters at a distance of 20 feet Date: 1875 1. of the human eye meeting a standard of normal visual ...
twenty-two
noun Date: 1526 1. — see number table 2. a .22-caliber firearm; especially one firing rimfire cartridges — usually written .22 • twenty-two adjective • twenty-two ...
twentysomething
adjective Date: 1990 of, relating to, or being a person who is in his or her twenties • twentysomething noun
twerp
noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1923 a silly, insignificant, or contemptible person
Twi
also Tshi noun Etymology: Akan čhíì Date: 1874 1. a dialect of Akan 2. a literary language based on the Twi dialect and used by the Akan-speaking peoples (as the Ashanti)
twi-
prefix Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German zwi- twi-, Latin bi-, Greek di-, Old English twā two two ; double ; doubly ; twice
twi-night
adjective Etymology: twilight + night Date: 1946 of, relating to, or being a baseball doubleheader in which the first game is played in the late afternoon and the second ...
twice
adverb Etymology: Middle English twiges, twies, from Old English twiga; akin to Old English twi- Date: 12th century 1. on two occasions 2. two times ; in doubled quantity ...
twice-born
adjective Date: 13th century 1. born a second time 2. having undergone a definite experience of fundamental moral and spiritual renewal 3. of or forming one of the three ...
twice-laid
adjective Date: circa 1593 made from the ends of rope and strands of used rope
twice-told
adjective Date: circa 1597 well known from repeated telling — used chiefly in the phrase a twice-told tale
Twickenham
geographical name former municipal borough SE England in Middlesex, now part of Richmond upon Thames
twiddle
I. verb (twiddled; twiddling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1540 intransitive verb 1. to play negligently with something ; fiddle 2. to turn or jounce lightly ...
twiddle one's thumbs
phrasal to spend time idly ; do nothing
twig
I. noun Etymology: Middle English twigge, from Old English; akin to Old High German zwīg twig, Old English twā two Date: before 12th century 1. a small shoot or branch ...
twigged
adjective see twig I
twiggy
adjective see twig I
twilight
noun Usage: often attributive Date: 15th century 1. the light from the sky between full night and sunrise or between sunset and full night produced by diffusion of ...
twilight glow
noun Date: 1819 airglow seen at twilight
Twilight of the Gods
Date: 1768 Ragnarok
twilight zone
noun Date: 1909 1. a. an area just beyond ordinary legal and ethical limits b. twilight 2a 2. a world of fantasy, illusion, or unreality
twilit
adjective Etymology: twilight + lit Date: 1869 lighted by or as if by twilight
twill
noun Etymology: Middle English twyll, twylle, from Old English twilic having a double thread, part translation of Latin bilic-, bilix, from bi- + licium thread Date: 14th ...
twilled
adjective Date: 15th century made with a twill weave
twilling
noun Date: 1831 twilled fabric; also the process of making twilled fabric
twin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from twin twofold Date: 14th century 1. a. either of two offspring produced at a birth b. plural, capitalized Gemini 2. one of two ...
twin bed
noun Date: 1919 one of a pair of matching single beds; also a twin-size bed
twin bill
noun Date: circa 1939 doubleheader
Twin Cities
geographical name the cities of Minneapolis & St. Paul, Minnesota
twin double
noun Date: 1960 a system of betting (as on horse races) in which the bettor must pick the winners of four stipulated races in order to win — compare daily double
Twin Falls
geographical name city S Idaho SW of Twin Falls (waterfall in Snake River) population 34,469
twin primes
noun plural Date: 1930 a pair of prime numbers (as 3 and 5 or 11 and 13) differing by two
twin-size
adjective Etymology: twin bed Date: 1926 having dimensions of 39 by 75 inches (about 1.0 by 1.9 meters) — used of a bed; compare full-size, king-size, queen-size
twinberry
noun Etymology: from the occurrence of the berries in pairs Date: 1821 1. a western North American honeysuckle (Lonicera involucrata) with yellowish involucrate flowers 2. ...
twinborn
adjective Date: 1598 born at the same birth
twine
I. noun Etymology: Middle English twin, from Old English twīn; akin to Middle Dutch twijn twine, Old English twā two Date: before 12th century 1. a strong string of two or ...
twiner
noun see twine II
twinflower
noun Date: circa 1818 a prostrate subshrub (Linnaea borealis) of the honeysuckle family that is found in cool regions of the northern hemisphere and has fragrant usually pink ...
twinge
I. verb (twinged; twinging or twingeing) Etymology: Middle English twengen, from Old English twengan; akin to Old High German zwengen to pinch Date: before 12th century ...
twinkle
I. verb (twinkled; twinkling) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English twinclian; akin to Middle High German zwinken to blink Date: before 12th century intransitive verb ...
twinkler
noun see twinkle I
twinkling
noun Date: 14th century the time required for a wink ; instant
twinkly
adjective see twinkle II
twinset
noun Date: 1937 a combination of a matching pullover and cardigan worn together
twinship
noun see twin I
twiny
adjective see twine I
twirl
I. verb Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Norwegian dialect tvirla to twirl; akin to Old High German dweran to stir Date: 1598 intransitive verb 1. to ...
twirler
noun see twirl I
twirly
adjective see twirl II
twirp
variant of twerp
twist
I. verb Etymology: Middle English, probably from Middle Dutch twisten, from twist twine, discord, quarrel; akin to Old English -twist (in candeltwist candlesnuffers, mæsttwist ...
twist drill
noun Date: circa 1875 a drill having deep helical grooves extending from the point to the smooth portion of the shank
twist in the wind
phrasal to be left to face a difficult situation without support or help
twist one's arm
phrasal to bring strong pressure to bear on one
twist tie
noun Date: 1975 a tie used for closing or securing (as a plastic bag) by twisting the ends together
twisted
adjective Date: circa 1890 mentally or emotionally unsound or disturbed ; sick
twister
noun Date: 1579 1. one that twists; especially a ball with a forward and spinning motion 2. a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement ...
twisting
noun Date: circa 1905 the use of misrepresentation or trickery to get someone to lapse a life insurance policy and buy another usually in another company
twisty
adjective see twist II
twit
I. noun Date: 1528 1. an act of twitting ; taunt 2. a silly annoying person ; fool II. transitive verb (twitted; twitting) Etymology: Middle English atwiten to reproach, ...
twitch
I. verb Etymology: Middle English twicchen; akin to Old English twiccian to pluck, Old High German gizwickan to pinch Date: 14th century transitive verb to move or pull ...
twitcher
noun see twitch I
twitchily
adverb see twitch II
twitchy
adjective see twitch II
twitter
I. verb Etymology: Middle English twiteren; akin to Old High German zwizzirōn to twitter Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. to utter successive chirping noises 2. ...
twittery
adjective see twitter II
twixt
or 'twixt preposition Etymology: Middle English twix, short for betwix, betwixt Date: 14th century between
two
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English twa, two, from Old English twā (feminine & neuter); akin to Old English twēgen two (masculine), tū (neuter), Old High German zwēne, ...
two bits
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1730 1. the value of a quarter of a dollar 2. something of small worth or importance
two cents
noun Date: circa 1939 1. (or two cents' worth) an opinion offered on a topic under discussion
two cents' worth
noun see two cents 1
Two Sicilies
geographical name former kingdom consisting of Sicily & S Italy
two's complement
noun Date: 1958 the negative of a binary number represented by switching all ones to zeros and all zeros to ones and then adding one to the result
two-bagger
noun Date: 1880 double 1b
two-bit
adjective Date: 1802 1. of the value of two bits 2. cheap or trivial of its kind ; petty, small-time
two-by-four
I. noun Date: 1884 a piece of lumber approximately 2 by 4 inches as sawed and usually 1 5/8 by 3 5/8 inches when dressed II. adjective Date: 1897 1. small or petty of its ...
two-cycle
adjective Date: 1902 of an internal combustion engine having a 2-stroke cycle
two-dimensional
adjective Date: 1883 1. of, relating to, or having two dimensions 2. lacking the illusion of depth ; not three-dimensional 3. lacking depth of characterization • ...
two-dimensionality
noun see two-dimensional
two-edged sword
noun Date: 1526 double-edged sword
two-faced
adjective Date: 1609 1. double-dealing, false 2. having two faces • two-facedness noun
two-facedness
noun see two-faced
two-fisted
adjective Date: 1774 marked by vigorous often virile energy ; hard-hitting
two-handed
adjective Date: 15th century 1. used with both hands 2. requiring two persons 3. archaic stout, strong 4. a. having two hands b. efficient with either hand
two-party
adjective Date: 1923 characterized by two major political parties of comparable strength
two-phase
adjective Date: circa 1896 diphasic
two-piece
I. adjective Date: circa 1880 forming a clothing ensemble with matching top and bottom parts II. noun Date: 1942 a garment (as a bathing suit) that is two-piece
two-piecer
noun Date: 1943 two-piece
two-ply
adjective Date: 1839 1. consisting of two thicknesses 2. a. woven with two sets of warp thread and two of filling b. consisting of two strands
two-sided
adjective Date: 1856 having two sides ; bilateral
two-spotted mite
noun see two-spotted spider mite
two-spotted spider mite
noun Date: 1947 a widely distributed spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) that feeds on soft plant parts and is a pest in greenhouses and gardens — called also two-spotted ...
two-step
noun Date: 1895 1. a ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time having a basic pattern of step-close-step 2. a piece of music for the two-step • two-step intransitive verb
two-suiter
noun Date: 1945 a man's suitcase designed to hold two suits and accessories
two-tail
adjective see two-tailed
two-tailed
also two-tail adjective Date: 1945 being a statistical test for which the critical region consists of all values of the test statistic greater than a given value plus the ...
two-time
transitive verb Date: 1924 1. double-cross 2. to betray (a spouse or lover) by secret lovemaking with another • two-timer noun
two-timer
noun see two-time
two-toed sloth
noun Date: 1781 any of a genus (Choloepus of the family Megalonychidae) of sloths having two clawed digits on each forefoot, three clawed digits on each hind foot, and usually ...
two-tone
adjective Date: 1906 colored in two colors or in two shades of one color
two-toned
adjective Date: 1886 two-tone
two-way
adjective Date: 1844 1. being a cock or valve that will connect a pipe or channel with either of two others 2. moving or allowing movement in either direction 3. a. ...
two-way street
noun Date: 1948 a situation or relationship requiring give-and-take
two-wheeler
noun Date: 1861 a 2-wheeled vehicle (as a bicycle)
two-winged fly
noun Date: 1753 fly IV,2a
twofer
noun Etymology: alteration of two for (one) Date: 1885 1. a cheap item of merchandise; especially a cigar selling at two for a nickel 2. a free coupon entitling the bearer ...
twofold
adjective Date: 13th century 1. having two parts or aspects 2. being twice as great or as many • twofold adverb
twopence
or tuppence noun Date: 15th century 1. the sum of two British pennies 2. plural twopence or twopences a coin worth twopence
twopenny
adjective Date: 15th century costing or worth twopence
twosome
noun Date: 14th century 1. a group of two persons or things ; couple 2. a golf singles match
twp
abbreviation township
TWX
abbreviation teletypewriter exchange
TX
abbreviation Texas
Tychy
geographical name town S Poland population 189,874
tycoon
noun Etymology: Japanese taikun Date: 1857 1. shogun 2. a. a top leader (as in politics) b. a businessman of exceptional wealth and power ; magnate
tyer
variant of tier III
tyin
noun (plural tyin) Etymology: Kazakh tiɨn, tɨyɨn kopeck, literally, squirrel, squirrel skin (formerly used as currency) Date: 1994 — see tenge at money table
tying
present part of tie
tyiyn
noun (plural tyiyn) Etymology: Kirghiz tɨyɨn kopeck, literally, squirrel, squirrel skin (formerly used as currency) Date: 1993 — see som at money table
tyke
also tike noun Etymology: Middle English tyke, from Old Norse tīk bitch; akin to Middle Low German tīke bitch Date: 15th century 1. dog; especially an inferior or mongrel ...
Tyler
I. biographical name Anne 1941- American writer II. biographical name John 1790-1862 10th president of the United States (1841-45) III. biographical name Wat or Walter ...
tymbal
noun Etymology: alteration of timbal Date: 1929 the vibrating membrane in the shrilling organ of a cicada
tympan
noun Etymology: in sense 1, from Middle English, from Old English timpana, from Latin tympanum; in other senses, from Medieval Latin & Latin tympanum Date: before 12th century ...
tympani
variant of timpani
tympanic
adjective Etymology: Latin & New Latin tympanum Date: 1808 of, relating to, or being a tympanum
tympanic membrane
noun Date: 1855 a thin membrane that closes externally the cavity of the middle ear and functions in the mechanical reception of sound waves and in their transmission to the ...
tympanist
variant of timpanist
tympanites
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek tympanitēs, from tympanon Date: 14th century a distension of the abdomen caused by accumulation of gas in the ...
tympanitic
adjective see tympanites
tympanum
noun (plural tympana; also -nums) Etymology: Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin, eardrum, from Latin, drum, architectural panel, from Greek tympanon drum, kettledrum; ...
tympany
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Medieval Latin tympanias, from Greek, from tympanon Date: 1528 1. tympanites 2. bombast, turgidity
Tyndale
or Tindal or Tindale biographical name William circa 1494-1536 English reformer & translator
Tyndall
biographical name John 1820-1893 British physicist
Tyndall, Mount
geographical name 1. mountain 14,018 feet (4273 meters) S central California in Sierra Nevada NW of Mt. Whitney 2. mountain 8280 feet (2524 meters) New Zealand in central ...
Tyndareus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Date: 1513 a king of Sparta and husband of Leda in Greek mythology
Tyne
geographical name river 30 miles (48 kilometers) N England flowing E into North Sea
Tyne and Wear
geographical name metropolitan county N England capital Newcastle upon Tyne area 216 square miles (559 square kilometers), population 1,087,000
Tynemouth
geographical name town N England in Tyne and Wear on North Sea at mouth of the Tyne population 60,022
typal
adjective Date: 1853 1. serving as a type ; typical 2. of or relating to a type
type
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin typus, from Latin & Greek; Latin typus image, from Greek typos blow, impression, model, from typtein ...
type 1 diabetes
noun Date: 1982 a form of diabetes mellitus that usually develops during childhood or adolescence and is characterized by a severe deficiency in insulin secretion resulting ...
type 1 diabetes mellitus
noun see type 1 diabetes
type 2 diabetes
noun Date: 1982 a common form of diabetes mellitus that develops especially in adults and most often in obese individuals and that is characterized by hyperglycemia resulting ...
type 2 diabetes mellitus
noun see type 2 diabetes
type A
adjective Date: 1970 relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by impatience, aggressiveness, and competitiveness and that is held to be ...
type B
adjective Date: 1976 relating to, characteristic of, having, or being a personality that is marked by a lack of aggressiveness and tension and that has been implicated by some ...
type genus
noun Date: 1840 the genus of a taxonomic family or subfamily from which the name of the family or subfamily is formed
type I error
noun Date: 1947 rejection of the null hypothesis in statistical testing when it is true
type II error
noun Date: 1947 acceptance of the null hypothesis in statistical testing when it is false
type species
noun Date: 1840 the species of a genus with which the generic name is permanently associated
type specimen
noun Date: 1852 a specimen or individual designated as type of a species or lesser group and serving as the final criterion of the characteristics of that group
typeable
adjective see type II
typecast
transitive verb (-cast; -casting) Date: 1927 1. to cast (an actor or actress) in a part calling for the same characteristics as those possessed by the performer 2. to cast ...
typeface
noun Date: 1887 1. the face of printing type 2. all type of a single design
typefounder
noun Date: 1797 one engaged in the design and production of metal printing type for hand composition • typefounding noun
typefounding
noun see typefounder
typescript
noun Etymology: type + manuscript Date: 1893 a typewritten manuscript; especially one intended for use as printer's copy
typeset
transitive verb (-set; -setting) Date: 1945 to set in type ; compose
typesetter
noun Date: 1833 one that sets type or composes graphic matter for printing
typesetting
noun Date: 1846 the process of setting material in type or into a form to be used in printing; also the process of producing graphic matter (as through a computer system)
typestyle
noun Date: 1954 typeface
typewrite
verb (typewrote; typewritten) Etymology: back-formation from typewriter Date: 1887 transitive verb type 3 intransitive verb type
typewriter
noun Date: 1868 1. a machine for writing in characters similar to those produced by printer's type by means of keyboard-operated types striking a ribbon to transfer ink or ...
typewriting
noun Date: 1867 1. the act or study of or skill in using a typewriter 2. writing produced with a typewriter
typey
also typy adjective (typier; -est) Etymology: 1type Date: 1923 characterized by strict conformance to type; also exhibiting superior bodily conformation
Typhoean
adjective see Typhoeus
Typhoeus
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Typhōeus Date: circa 1560 Typhon • Typhoean adjective
typhoid
I. adjective Etymology: New Latin typhus Date: 1800 1. of, relating to, or suggestive of typhus 2. [typhoid (II)] of, relating to, or constituting typhoid II. noun Date: ...
typhoid fever
noun Date: 1829 a communicable disease marked especially by fever, diarrhea, prostration, headache, and intestinal inflammation and caused by a bacterium (Salmonella typhi)
Typhoid Mary
noun (plural Typhoid Marys) Etymology: Typhoid Mary, nickname of Mary Mallon died 1938 Irish cook in United States who was found to be a typhoid carrier Date: 1931 one that ...
Typhon
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Typhōn Date: 14th century a monster with a tremendous voice who according to classical mythology was father of Cerberus, the Chimera, and ...
typhoon
noun Etymology: alteration (influenced by Chinese — Guangdong — daaih-fùng, from daaih big + fùng wind) of earlier touffon, from Arabic ṭūfān hurricane, from Greek ...
typhus
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek typhos fever; akin to Greek typhein to smoke — more at deaf Date: 1785 any of various bacterial diseases caused by rickettsias: as ...
typic
adjective Date: 1596 typical 1
typical
adjective Etymology: Late Latin typicalis, from typicus, from Greek typikos, from typos model — more at type Date: 1609 1. constituting or having the nature of a type ; ...
typicality
noun see typical
typically
adverb Date: 1605 1. in a typical manner 2. on a typical occasion ; in typical circumstances
typicalness
noun see typical
typification
noun see typify
typify
transitive verb (-fied; -fying) Date: 1622 1. to represent in typical fashion ; to constitute a typical mark or instance of 2. to embody the essential or salient ...
typist
noun Date: 1885 a person who types especially as a job
typo
noun (plural typos) Etymology: short for typographical (error) Date: 1878 an error (as of spelling) in typed or typeset material
typograph
transitive verb Date: circa 1933 to produce (stamps) by letterpress
typographer
noun Date: 1643 a person (as a compositor, printer, or designer) who specializes in the design, choice, and arrangement of type matter
typographic
or typographical adjective Date: 1593 of, relating to, or occurring or used in typography or typeset matter • typographically adverb
typographical
adjective see typographic
typographically
adverb see typographic
typography
noun Etymology: Medieval Latin typographia, from Greek typos impression, cast + -graphia -graphy — more at type Date: 1610 1. letterpress printing 2. the style, ...
typological
adjective Date: 1845 of or relating to typology or types • typologically adverb
typologically
adverb see typological
typologist
noun see typology
typology
noun (plural -gies) Date: 1845 1. a doctrine of theological types; especially one holding that things in Christian belief are prefigured or symbolized by things in the Old ...
typy
adjective see typey
Tyr
noun Etymology: Old Norse Tȳr; akin to Old English Tīw Tiu — more at deity Date: 1793 a god of war in Norse mythology
tyramine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tyrosine + amine Date: 1910 a phenolic amine C8H11NO found in various foods and beverages (as cheese and red wine) that ...
tyrannic
adjective see tyrannical
tyrannical
also tyrannic adjective Etymology: Latin tyrannicus, from Greek tyrannikos, from tyrannos tyrant Date: 15th century being or characteristic of a tyrant or tyranny ; ...
tyrannically
adverb see tyrannical
tyrannicalness
noun see tyrannical
tyrannicide
noun Etymology: in sense 1, from French, from Latin tyrannicidium, from tyrannus + -i- + -cidium -cide (killing); in sense 2, from French, from Latin tyrannicida, from tyrannus ...
tyrannise
British variant of tyrannize
tyrannize
verb (-nized; -nizing) Date: 15th century intransitive verb to exercise arbitrary oppressive power or severity transitive verb to treat tyrannically ; oppress • ...
tyrannizer
noun see tyrannize
tyrannosaur
noun Etymology: New Latin Tyrannosaurus, from Greek tyrannos tyrant + sauros lizard Date: 1924 1. a massive North American tyrannosaurid (Tyrannosaurus rex) 2. ...
tyrannosaurid
noun Etymology: New Latin Tyrannosauridae, from Tyrannosaurus Date: 1966 any of a family (Tyrannosauridae) of large bipedal carnivorous theropod dinosaurs of the Late ...
tyrannosaurus
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1905 tyrannosaur 1
tyrannous
adjective Date: 15th century marked by tyranny; especially unjustly severe • tyrannously adverb
tyrannously
adverb see tyrannous
tyranny
noun (plural -nies) Etymology: Middle English tyrannie, from Middle French, from Medieval Latin tyrannia, from Latin tyrannus tyrant Date: 14th century 1. oppressive power ...
tyrant
noun Etymology: Middle English tyraunt, from Anglo-French tyran, tyrant, from Latin tyrannus, from Greek tyrannos Date: 14th century 1. a. an absolute ruler unrestrained ...
tyrant flycatcher
noun Date: circa 1783 any of a large family (Tyrannidae) of American flycatchers that are usually strictly insectivorous and have a flattened bill often hooked at the tip and ...
tyre
chiefly British variant of tire
Tyre
or Tyrus geographical name port & chief city of ancient Phoenicia; site at modern town of Sur in S Lebanon • Tyrian adjective or noun
Tyree, Mount
geographical name mountain 16,290 feet (4965 meters) W Antarctica in Ellsworth Mountains NW of Vinson Massif
Tyrian
adjective or noun see Tyre
Tyrian purple
noun Etymology: Tyre, maritime city of ancient Phoenicia Date: circa 1586 a crimson or purple dye that is related to indigo, was obtained by the ancient Greeks and Romans ...
tyro
noun (plural tyros) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Medieval Latin, from Latin tiro young soldier, tyro Date: 1587 a beginner in learning ; novice Synonyms: see amateur
tyrocidin
noun see tyrocidine
tyrocidine
also tyrocidin noun Etymology: tyrothricin + gramicidin Date: 1940 a basic polypeptide antibiotic produced by a soil bacillus (Bacillus brevis)
Tyrol
geographical name — see Tirol • Tyrolean adjective or noun • Tyrolese adjective or noun
Tyrolean
also Tyrolian adjective Date: 1797 1. of or relating to the Tirol 2. of a hat of a style originating in the Tirol and marked by soft often green felt, a narrow brim and ...
Tyrolese
adjective or noun see Tyrol
Tyrolian
adjective see Tyrolean
Tyrone
geographical name former county W central Northern Ireland capital Omagh area 1218 square miles (3167 square kilometers)
tyrosinase
noun Date: 1896 a copper-containing enzyme that promotes the oxidation of phenols (as tyrosine) and is widespread in plants and animals
tyrosine
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from Greek tyros cheese — more at butter Date: 1857 a phenolic amino acid C9H11NO3 that is a precursor of ...
tyrothricin
noun Etymology: New Latin Tyrothoric-, Tyrothrix, genus name formerly applied to various bacteria Date: 1940 an antibiotic mixture consisting chiefly of tyrocidine and ...
Tyrrhenian Sea
geographical name the part of the Mediterranean W of Italy, N of Sicily, & E of Sardinia & Corsica
Tyrus
geographical name see Tyre
Tyrwhitt-Wilson
biographical name Gerald Hugh 1883-1950 14th Baron Berners English composer & painter
Tyumen'
geographical name city W Russia in Asia on the Tura (a tributary of the Tobol) population 496,000
Tz'u-hsi
biographical name 1835-1908 Chinese empress dowager
tzaddik
variant of zaddik
tzar
variant of czar
tzigane
noun Etymology: French, from Hungarian cigány Date: 1763 1. gypsy 1 2. Romany 2
tzimmes
noun Etymology: Yiddish tsimes, from Middle High German z, zuo at, to + imbīz light meal Date: 1892 a sweetened combination of vegetables (as carrots and potatoes) or of ...
tzitzis
noun plural see tzitzit
tzitzit
or tzitzis; also zizith noun plural Etymology: Hebrew ṣīṣīth Date: 1675 the fringes or tassels worn on traditional or ceremonial garments by Jewish males as reminders ...
Tzu-kung
geographical name — see Zigong
Tzu-po
geographical name — see Zibo
U
I. adjective Etymology: upper class Date: 1954 characteristic of the upper classes II. abbreviation 1. unsatisfactory 2. uracil III. symbol uranium
u
I. noun (plural u's or us) Usage: often capitalized, often attributive Date: before 12th century 1. a. the 21st letter of the English alphabet b. a graphic ...
U-boat
noun Etymology: translation of German U-boot, short for Unterseeboot, literally, undersea boat Date: 1916 a German submarine
U-turn
noun Date: 1930 1. a turn resembling the letter U; especially a 180-degree turn made by a vehicle in a road 2. something (as a reversal of policy) resembling a U-turn
U-value
noun Etymology: unit Date: 1949 a measure of the heat transmission through a building part (as a wall or window) or a given thickness of a material (as insulation) with ...
ua mau ke ea o ka aina i ka pono
foreign term Etymology: Hawaiian the life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness — motto of Hawaii
UAE
abbreviation United Arab Emirates
uakari
noun (plural -ris) Etymology: from an unidentified language of western Brazilian Amazonia Date: 1863 either of two short-tailed mostly naked-faced South American monkeys ...
Uap
geographical name — see yap
UAR
abbreviation United Arab Republic
Uaupés
or Spanish Vaupés geographical name river Colombia & Brazil flowing ESE into Negro River
UAW
abbreviation United Automobile Workers
Ubangi
I. noun Etymology: Ubangi-Shari, Africa Date: 1942 a woman of the district of Kyabé village in Chad with lips pierced and distended to unusual dimensions with wooden disks ...
Ubangi-Shari
or French Oubangui-Chari geographical name former French territory N central Africa — see Central African Republic
über alles
foreign term Etymology: German above everything else
über-
also uber- prefix Etymology: German, from über over, beyond, from Old High German ubar — more at over 1. being a superlative example of its kind or class ; super- 2. ...
uber-
prefix see über-

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