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timberdoodle
noun Etymology: 1timber + doodle cock Date: 1856 the North American woodcock
timbered
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having walls framed by exposed timbers 2. having a specified structure or constitution 3. covered with growing timber ; wooded
timberhead
noun Date: 1794 1. the top end of a ship's timber used above the gunwale (as for belaying ropes) 2. a bollard bolted to the deck where the end of a timber would come
timbering
noun Date: 15th century a set or arrangement of timbers
timberland
noun Date: 1654 wooded land especially with marketable timber
timberline
noun Date: 1867 the upper limit of arboreal growth in mountains or high latitudes — called also tree line
timberman
noun Date: 1889 lumberman
timberwork
noun Date: 14th century timber construction
timbral
adjective see timbre
timbre
also timber noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, bell struck by a hammer, from Old French, drum, from Middle Greek tymbanon kettledrum, from Greek tympanon — more at ...
timbrel
noun Etymology: diminutive of obsolete English timbre small drum, tambourine, from Middle English, from Anglo-French, drum Date: circa 1520 a small hand drum or tambourine ...
timbrelled
adjective see timbrel
Timbuktu
geographical name — see Tombouctou
time
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tīma; akin to Old Norse tīmi time, Old English tīd — more at tide Date: before 12th century 1. a. the measured or ...
time and a half
noun Date: 1888 payment for work (as overtime or holiday work) at one and a half times the worker's regular wage rate
time and again
phrasal frequently, repeatedly
time bomb
noun Date: 1893 1. a bomb so made as to explode at a predetermined time 2. something with a potentially dangerous or detrimental delayed reaction
time capsule
noun Date: 1938 1. a container holding historical records or objects representative of current culture that is deposited (as in a cornerstone) for preservation until discovery ...
time card
noun Date: circa 1891 a card used with a time clock to record an employee's starting and quitting times each day or on each job
time chart
noun Date: circa 1930 1. a chart showing the standard times in various parts of the world with reference to a specified time at a specified place 2. time line 1
time clock
noun Date: 1887 a clock that stamps starting and quitting times on an employee's time card
time dilatation
noun see time dilation
time dilation
noun Date: 1934 a slowing of time in accordance with the theory of relativity that occurs in a system in motion relative to an outside observer and that becomes apparent ...
time exposure
noun Date: 1893 exposure of a photographic film for a definite time usually of more than one half second; also a photograph taken by such exposure
time frame
noun Date: 1964 a period of time especially with respect to some action or project
time immemorial
noun Date: 1602 1. a time antedating a period legally fixed as the basis for a custom or right 2. time so long past as to be indefinite in history or tradition — called ...
time killer
noun Date: 1728 1. a person with free time 2. something that passes the time ; diversion
time lag
noun Date: 1892 an interval of time between two related phenomena (as a cause and its effect)
time line
noun Date: 1951 1. a table listing important events for successive years within a particular historical period 2. (usually timeline) a schedule of events and procedures ; ...
time lock
noun Date: circa 1871 a lock controlled by clockwork to prevent its being opened before a set time
time machine
noun Date: 1895 a hypothetical device that permits travel into the past and future
time out of mind
Date: 15th century time immemorial 2
time reversal
noun Date: 1955 a formal operation in mathematical physics that reverses the order in which a sequence of events occurs
time series
noun Date: 1919 a set of data collected sequentially usually at fixed intervals of time
time sheet
noun Date: 1904 1. a sheet for recording the time of arrival and departure of workers and for recording the amount of time spent on each job 2. a sheet for summarizing ...
time signature
noun Date: 1875 a sign used in music to indicate meter and usually written as a fraction with the bottom number indicating the kind of note used as a unit of time and the top ...
time stamp
noun Date: 1892 a device for recording the date and time of day that letters or papers are received or sent out • time-stamp transitive verb
time trial
noun Date: circa 1949 a competitive event (as in auto racing) in which individuals are successively timed over a set course or distance
time warp
noun Date: 1954 an anomaly, discontinuity, or suspension held to occur in the progress of time • time-warp or time-warped adjective
time zone
noun Date: 1892 a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
time-consuming
adjective Date: 1600 1. using or taking up a great deal of time 2. wasteful of time
time-honored
adjective Date: circa 1596 honored because of age or long usage
time-lapse
adjective Date: 1927 of, relating to, or constituting a motion picture made so that when projected a slow action (as the opening of a flower bud) appears to be speeded up
time-of-flight
adjective Date: 1945 of, relating to, being, or done with an instrument (as a mass spectrometer) that separates particles (as ions) according to the time required for them to ...
time-out
noun Date: circa 1896 1. a brief suspension of activity ; break; especially a suspension of play in an athletic game 2. a quiet period used especially as a disciplinary ...
time-release
adjective see timed-release
time-saver
noun see time-saving
time-saving
adjective Date: 1828 intended or serving to expedite something • time-saver noun
time-share
I. noun see time-sharing 2 II. transitive verb see time-sharing
time-sharing
noun Date: 1953 1. simultaneous use of a central computer by many users at remote locations 2. (or time-share) joint ownership or rental of a vacation lodging (as a ...
time-stamp
transitive verb see time stamp
time-table
transitive verb see timetable
time-tested
adjective Date: 1930 having effectiveness that has been proved over a long period of time
time-warp
adjective see time warp
time-warped
adjective see time warp
timed
adjective Date: 1631 1. done or taking place at a time of a specified sort 2. made to occur at or in a set time
timed-release
or time-release adjective Date: 1966 consisting of or containing a drug that is released in small amounts over time (as by dissolution of a coating) usually in the ...
timekeeper
noun Date: 1686 1. timepiece 2. a clerk who keeps records of the time worked by employees 3. a person appointed to mark and announce the time in an athletic game or ...
timekeeping
noun see timekeeper
timeless
adjective Date: circa 1560 1. archaic premature, untimely 2. a. having no beginning or end ; eternal b. not restricted to a particular time or date 3. not affected ...
timelessly
adverb see timeless
timelessness
noun see timeless
timeline
noun see time line 2
timeliness
noun see timely II
timely
I. adverb Date: before 12th century 1. archaic early, soon 2. in time ; opportunely II. adjective (timelier; -est) Date: 13th century 1. coming early or at the right ...
timeo Danaos et dona ferentes
foreign term Etymology: Latin I fear the Greeks even when they bring gifts
timeous
adjective Date: circa 1520 chiefly Scottish & South African timely • timeously adverb
timeously
adverb see timeous
timepiece
noun Date: 1765 a device (as a clock or watch) to measure or show progress of time; especially one that does not chime
timepleaser
noun Date: 1593 obsolete timeserver
timer
noun Date: 1841 one that times: as a. timepiece; especially a stopwatch for timing races b. timekeeper c. a device (as a clock) that indicates by a sound the end ...
times
preposition Date: 14th century multiplied by
times sign
noun Date: 1948 the symbol × used to indicate multiplication
timescale
noun Date: 1890 an arrangement of events used as a measure of the relative or absolute duration or antiquity of a period of history or geologic or cosmic time
timeserver
noun Date: 1584 a person whose behavior is adjusted to the pattern of the times or to please superiors ; temporizer
timeserving
I. noun Date: 1621 the behavior or practice of a timeserver II. adjective Date: 1621 marked by or revealing a lack of independence or integrity
timetable
noun Date: 1838 1. a table of departure and arrival times of trains, buses, or airplanes 2. a. a schedule showing a planned order or sequence b. program 3 • ...
timework
noun Date: 1829 work paid for at a standard rate for the hour or the day • timeworker noun
timeworker
noun see timework
timeworn
adjective Date: 1729 1. worn or impaired by time 2. a. age-old, ancient b. hackneyed, stale
Timgad
geographical name ancient Roman city NE Algeria
timid
adjective Etymology: Latin timidus, from timēre to fear Date: 1549 1. lacking in courage or self-confidence 2. lacking in boldness or determination • timidity noun ...
timidity
noun see timid
timidly
adverb see timid
timidness
noun see timid
timing
noun Date: circa 1659 1. a. placement or occurrence in time
Timiş
or Temes̆ geographical name river about 200 miles (322 kilometers) Romania & Serbia flowing W & S into the Danube downstream from Belgrade
Timisoara
geographical name city W Romania population 333,365
Timmins
geographical name city Canada in E Ontario N of Sudbury population 43,686
timocracy
noun Etymology: Middle English tymotracie, from Middle French tymocracie, from Medieval Latin timocratia, from Greek timokratia, from timē price, value, honor + -kratia -cracy; ...
timocratic
adjective see timocracy
timocratical
adjective see timocracy
timolol
noun Etymology: tim- (of unknown origin) + -olol (as in propranolol) Date: 1973 a beta-blocker C13H24N4O3S used in the form of its maleate salt to treat glaucoma and ...
Timor
geographical name 1. island SE Asia in Lesser Sunda Islands area 13,094 square miles (34,044 square kilometers), population 3,000,000; W part (formerly Netherlands Timor) ...
Timorese
adjective or noun see Timor
timorous
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin timorosus, from Latin timor fear, from timēre to fear Date: 15th century 1. of a timid disposition ; fearful 2. ...
timorously
adverb see timorous
timorousness
noun see timorous
Timoshenko
biographical name Semyon Konstantinovich 1895-1970 Soviet marshal
timothy
noun Etymology: probably after Timothy Hanson, 18th century American farmer said to have introduced it from New England to the southern states Date: 1747 a European perennial ...
Timothy
noun Etymology: Latin Timotheus, from Greek Timotheos Date: 14th century 1. a disciple of the apostle Paul 2. either of two letters written with regard to pastoral care in ...
timpani
also tympani noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: Italian, plural of timpano kettledrum, from Latin tympanum drum — more at tympanum Date: circa ...
timpanist
also tympanist noun Date: 1906 a person who plays the timpani
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
geographical name series of limestone caverns N central Utah on N slope of Mt. Timpanogos
Timpanogos, Mount
geographical name mountain 12,008 feet (3660 meters) N central Utah N of Provo; highest in Wasatch Range
Timur
or Timur Lenk biographical name 1336-1405 East Tamerlane or Tamburlaine Turkic conqueror
Timur Lenk
biographical name see Timur
TIN
abbreviation taxpayer identification number
tin
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English; akin to Old High German zin tin Date: before 12th century 1. a soft faintly bluish-white lustrous low-melting crystalline ...
tin can
noun Date: 1770 1. a can made of tinplate; broadly can 1c 2. slang destroyer 2
tin ear
noun Date: 1935 a deafened or insensitive ear
tin hat
noun Date: 1903 a metal helmet
tin lizzie
noun Etymology: from Tin Lizzie, nickname for the Model T Ford automobile Date: 1915 a small inexpensive early automobile
Tin Pan Alley
noun Date: 1908 a district that is a center for composers and publishers of popular music; also the body of such composers and publishers
tin-plate
transitive verb Date: 1890 to plate or coat (as a metal sheet) with tin
tin-pot
adjective Date: 1838 two-bit 2
tinamou
noun Etymology: French, from Carib tinamu Date: circa 1783 any of a family (Tinamidae) of South and Central American ground-dwelling birds that have a deeply keeled sternum ...
Tinbergen
biographical name Nikolaas 1907-1988 Dutch ethologist
tinct
I. adjective Etymology: Latin tinctus, past participle Date: 1579 colored, tinged II. noun Date: 1602 tincture, tinge
tinctorial
adjective Etymology: Latin tinctorius, from tingere to tinge Date: 1655 of or relating to colors or to dyeing or staining; also imparting color • tinctorially adverb
tinctorially
adverb see tinctorial
tincture
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin tinctura act of dyeing, from tinctus, past participle of tingere to tinge Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic a substance that ...
Tindal
biographical name see Tyndale
Tindale
biographical name see Tyndale
tinder
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tynder; akin to Old High German zuntra tinder, Old English tendan to kindle Date: before 12th century 1. a very flammable ...
tinderbox
noun Date: 1530 1. a. a metal box for holding tinder and usually a flint and steel for striking a spark b. a highly inflammable object or place 2. a potentially ...
tine
I. noun Etymology: Middle English tind, from Old English; akin to Old High German zint point, tine Date: before 12th century 1. a slender pointed projecting part ; prong 2. ...
tinea
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Latin, worm, moth Date: 14th century any of several fungal infections of the skin; especially ringworm • tineal ...
tinea cruris
noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, tinea of the leg Date: circa 1923 ringworm involving especially the groin and perineum — called also jock itch
tinea pedis
noun Etymology: New Latin, tinea of the foot Date: 1948 athlete's foot
tineal
adjective see tinea
tined
adjective see tine I
tinfoil
noun Date: 14th century a paper-thin metal sheeting usually of aluminum or tin-lead alloy
tinful
noun see tin I
ting
noun Etymology: ting, verb, from Middle English tingen, of imitative origin Date: 1602 a high-pitched sound like that made by a light stroke on a crystal goblet • ting ...
tinge
I. transitive verb (tinged; tingeing or tinging) Etymology: Latin tingere to dip, moisten, tinge; akin to Greek tengein to moisten and probably to Old High German dunkōn to ...
tingle
intransitive verb (tingled; tingling) Etymology: Middle English, alteration of tinklen to tinkle, tingle Date: 14th century 1. a. to feel a ringing, stinging, prickling, ...
Tingley
biographical name Katherine Augusta 1847-1929 American theosophist
tinglingly
adverb see tingle
tingly
adjective see tingle
tinhorn
noun Date: 1885 one (as a gambler) who pretends to have money, ability, or influence
Tinian
geographical name island W Pacific in the S Marianas
tinily
adverb see tiny
tininess
noun see tiny
tinker
I. noun Etymology: Middle English tinkere Date: 14th century 1. a. a usually itinerant mender of household utensils b. an unskillful mender ; bungler 2. chiefly Irish ...
tinker's dam
noun see tinker's damn
tinker's damn
also tinker's dam noun Etymology: probably from the tinkers' reputation for blasphemy Date: 1839 a minimum amount or degree (as of care)
tinkerer
noun see tinker II
Tinkertoy
trademark — used for a construction toy of fitting parts
tinkle
I. verb (tinkled; tinkling) Etymology: Middle English, frequentative of tinken to tinkle, of imitative origin Date: 15th century intransitive verb 1. to make or emit a ...
tinkly
adjective Date: 1892 that tinkles ; tinkling
Tinley Park
geographical name city NE Illinois population 48,401
tinner
noun Date: 13th century 1. a tin miner 2. tinsmith
tinnily
adverb see tinny
tinniness
noun see tinny
tinnitus
noun Etymology: Latin, ringing, tinnitus, from tinnire to ring, of imitative origin Date: 1843 a sensation of noise (as a ringing or roaring) that is caused by a bodily ...
tinny
adjective (tinnier; -est) Date: 1552 1. of, abounding in, or yielding tin 2. a. resembling tin b. light, cheap c. lacking depth or substance ; empty 3. thin in ...
Tínos
geographical name island Greece in N Cyclades SE of Andros
tinplate
noun Date: 1677 thin sheet iron or steel coated with tin
tinsel
I. noun Etymology: Middle English tyneseyle cloth interwoven with metallic thread, probably from Anglo-French tencelé, past participle of tenceler, estenceler to sparkle — ...
tinselly
adjective Date: 1811 tinsel
Tinseltown
noun Date: 1978 Hollywood • Tinseltown adjective
tinsmith
noun Date: 1812 a worker who makes or repairs things of sheet metal (as tinplate) • tinsmithing noun
tinsmithing
noun see tinsmith
tinstone
noun Date: 1602 cassiterite
tint
I. noun Etymology: alteration of earlier tinct, from Latin tinctus act of dyeing, from tingere to tinge Date: 1717 1. a. a usually slight or pale coloration ; hue b. ...
Tintagel Head
geographical name headland SW England in NW Cornwall
tinter
noun see tint II
tinting
noun Date: circa 1841 1. the act or process of one that tints 2. the engraved or colored tint produced by tinting
tintinnabulary
adjective Etymology: Latin tintinnabulum bell Date: 1787 of, relating to, or characterized by bells or their sounds
tintinnabulation
noun Etymology: Latin tintinnabulum bell, from tintinnare to ring, jingle, from tinnire Date: 1831 1. the ringing or sounding of bells 2. a jingling or tinkling sound as ...
tintless
adjective Date: 1789 archaic having no tints ; lacking color
Tintoretto
biographical name circa 1518-1594 Jacopo Robusti Italian painter
tintype
noun Date: 1864 ferrotype 1
tinware
noun Date: 1758 articles and especially utensils made of tinplate
tinwork
noun Date: circa 1934 work in tin
tiny
adjective (tinier; -est) Etymology: alteration of Middle English tine Date: 1598 very small or diminutive ; minute Synonyms: see small • tinily adverb • tininess noun
tip
I. verb (tipped; tipping) Etymology: Middle English Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. overturn, upset — usually used with over 2. a. cant, tilt b. to raise ...
tip of the iceberg
Etymology: from an iceberg being mostly submerged Date: 1969 the earliest, most obvious, or most superficial manifestation of some phenomenon
tip one's hand
also tip one's mitt phrasal to declare one's intentions or reveal one's opinions or resources
tip one's mitt
phrasal see tip one's hand
tip the scales
phrasal 1. to register weight 2. to shift the balance of power or influence
tip-in
noun Etymology: 6tip Date: 1948 a goal (as in basketball or hockey) made by tipping or deflecting a shot into the basket or net from very close range
tip-off
I. noun Etymology: 8tip Date: 1901 1. warning, tip 2. a telltale sign II. noun Etymology: 6tip Date: 1922 the act or an instance of putting the ball in play in ...
tip-top
I. noun Etymology: 4tip + top Date: 1702 the highest point II. adjective Date: 1722 excellent, first-rate III. adverb Date: 1882 very well
tipcart
noun Date: circa 1877 a cart whose body can be tipped on the frame to empty its contents
tipcat
noun Etymology: 6tip Date: 1676 a game in which one player lightly bats a wooden peg and as it flies up strikes it again to drive it as far as possible while fielders try to ...
tipi
variant of tepee
Tippecanoe
geographical name river 200 miles (322 kilometers) N Indiana flowing SW into the Wabash
tipped
adjective see tip IV
tipper
noun Date: 1819 one that tips
Tipperary
geographical name 1. county S Ireland in Munster capital Clonmel area 1643 square miles (4272 square kilometers), population 132,772 2. town in SW County Tipperary population ...
tippet
noun Etymology: Middle English tipet Date: 14th century 1. a long hanging end of cloth attached to a sleeve, cap, or hood 2. a shoulder cape of fur or cloth often with ...
tipple
I. verb (tippled; tippling) Etymology: back-formation from obsolete tippler alehouse keeper, from Middle English tipler Date: 1560 intransitive verb to drink liquor ...
tippler
noun see tipple I
Tippu Sultan
biographical name see Tipu
tippy
adjective (tippier; -est) Date: 1886 liable to tip
tipsily
adverb see tipsy
tipsiness
noun see tipsy
tipstaff
noun (plural tipstaves) Etymology: obsolete tipstaff staff tipped with metal Date: 1535 a court officer whose duties include assisting the judge and acting as crier
tipster
noun Date: 1862 one who gives or sells tips especially for gambling or speculation
tipsy
adjective (tipsier; -est) Etymology: 1tip + -sy (as in tricksy) Date: 1577 1. unsteady, staggering, or foolish from the effects of liquor ; fuddled 2. unsteady, askew ...
tiptoe
I. noun Date: 14th century the position of being balanced on the balls of the feet and toes with the heels raised — usually used with on; also the ends of the toes II. ...
Tipu
or Tippu Sultan biographical name 1749(or 1753)-1799 sultan of Mysore (1782-99)
tirade
noun Etymology: French, shot, tirade, from Middle French, from Old Italian tirata, from tirare to draw, shoot Date: 1802 a protracted speech usually marked by intemperate, ...
tiramisu
noun Etymology: Italian tiramisù, from tirami su!, literally, pull me up! Date: 1982 a dessert made with ladyfingers, mascarpone, and espresso
Tirana
geographical name see Tiranë
Tiranë
or Tirana geographical name city central Albania, its capital population 243,000
tire
I. verb (tired; tiring) Etymology: Middle English tyren, from Old English tēorian, tȳrian Date: before 12th century intransitive verb to become weary transitive verb ...
tired
adjective Date: 14th century 1. drained of strength and energy ; fatigued often to the point of exhaustion 2. obviously worn by hard use ; run-down 3. trite, hackneyed ...
tiredly
adverb see tired
tiredness
noun see tired
tireless
adjective Date: 1591 seemingly incapable of tiring ; indefatigable • tirelessly adverb • tirelessness noun
tirelessly
adverb see tireless
tirelessness
noun see tireless
Tiresias
noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Teiresias Date: 14th century a blind seer of Thebes who in one Greek myth is changed into a woman for several years and then changed back ...
tiresome
adjective Date: circa 1520 wearisome, tedious • tiresomely adverb • tiresomeness noun
tiresomely
adverb see tiresome
tiresomeness
noun see tiresome
Tirgu-Mures
geographical name city NE central Romania ESE of Cluj-Napoca population 164,781
Tirich Mir
geographical name mountain about 25,260 feet (7699 meters) Pakistan on Afghan border; highest in the Hindu Kush
tiring-house
noun Etymology: 3tire Date: 1590 a section of a theater reserved for the actors and used especially for dressing for stage entrances
tiring-room
noun Etymology: 3tire Date: 1623 a dressing room especially in a theater
tirl
verb Etymology: alteration of 1trill Date: circa 1550 intransitive verb chiefly Scottish to make a rattling sound (as with a door latch) transitive verb chiefly ...
tiro
chiefly British variant of tyro
Tirol
or Tyrol or Italian Tirolo geographical name region Europe in E Alps chiefly in Austria; the section S of Brenner Pass has belonged since 1919 to Italy • Tirolean adjective ...
Tirolean
adjective or noun see Tirol
Tirolese
adjective or noun see Tirol
Tirolo
geographical name see Tirol
Tirpitz
biographical name Alfred von 1849-1930 German admiral
Tirso de Molina
biographical name circa 1584-1648 pseudonym of Gabriel Téllez Spanish dramatist
Tiruchchirappalli
geographical name city S India in central Tamil Nadu population 711,862
Tiryns
geographical name city of pre-Homeric Greece; ruins in E Peloponnese SE of Argos
tisane
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin ptisana, from Greek ptisanē, literally, crushed barley, from ptissein to crush — more at pestle Date: 14th ...
Tiselius
biographical name Arne Wilhelm Kaurin 1902-1971 Swedish biochemist
Tishah-b'Ab
noun Etymology: Hebrew tish‘āh bĕ Ābh ninth in Ab Date: circa 1902 a Jewish holiday observed with fasting on the ninth of Ab in commemoration of the destruction of the ...
Tishri
noun Etymology: Hebrew tishrī Date: circa 1771 the first month of the civil year or the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar — see month table
Tiso
biographical name Josef or Joseph 1887-1947 Slovak priest & politician
tissue
noun Etymology: Middle English tysshewe, tyssew, a rich fabric, from Anglo-French tissue, from past participle of tistre to weave, from Latin texere — more at technical Date: ...
tissue culture
noun Date: 1912 the process or technique of making body tissue grow in a culture medium outside the organism; also a culture of tissue (as epithelium)
tissue fluid
noun Date: 1900 a fluid that permeates the spaces between individual cells, that is in osmotic contact with the blood and lymph, and that serves in interstitial transport of ...
tissue paper
noun Date: 1777 a thin gauzy paper used especially for protecting something (as by covering or wrapping)
tissue plasminogen activator
noun Date: 1981 a clot-dissolving enzyme with an affinity for fibrin that is produced naturally in blood vessel linings and is used in a genetically engineered form to prevent ...
tissuey
adjective see tissue
tissular
adjective Etymology: tissue + -lar (as in cellular) Date: circa 1935 of, relating to, or affecting organismic tissue
Tisza
geographical name river about 600 miles (965 kilometers) E Europe flowing from the Carpathians in W Ukraine W & SW into the Danube
Tit
abbreviation Titus
tit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English — more at teat Date: before 12th century 1. teat 2. usually vulgar breast — usually used in plural II. noun Date: ...
tit for tat
Etymology: alteration of earlier tip for tap, from tip (blow) + for + tap Date: 1556 an equivalent given in return (as for an injury) ; retaliation in kind • tit-for-tat ...
tit-for-tat
adjective see tit for tat
titan
noun Etymology: Greek Date: circa 1741 1. capitalized any of a family of giants in Greek mythology born of Uranus and Gaea and ruling the earth until overthrown by the ...
titan-
or titani- combining form Etymology: New Latin titanium titanium
titanate
noun Date: 1839 1. any of various multiple oxides of titanium dioxide with other metallic oxides 2. a titanium ester of the general formula Ti(OR)4
titaness
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1596 a female titan
titani-
combining form see titan-
titania
noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1922 titanium dioxide
Titania
noun Date: 1590 the wife of Oberon and queen of the fairies in Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream
titanic
adjective Etymology: Greek titanikos of the Titans Date: 1709 having great magnitude, force, or power ; colossal • titanically adverb
titanically
adverb see titanic
titaniferous
adjective Date: circa 1828 containing or yielding titanium
titanism
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: from the Titans' rebellion against their father Uranus Date: 1867 defiance of and revolt against social or artistic conventions
titanium
noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek Titan Date: 1796 a silvery-gray light strong metallic element obtained from ilmenite and rutile and used especially in alloys and ...
titanium dioxide
noun Date: 1877 an oxide TiO2 of titanium that occurs in rutile, anatase, and ilmenite and is used especially as a pigment
titanium white
noun Date: 1920 titanium dioxide; also a brilliant white lead-free pigment consisting of titanium dioxide often together with barium sulfate and zinc oxide
titbit
variant of tidbit

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