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traffic warden
n (BrE) a person who is employed to make sure that parking laws are obeyed by drivers. Traffic wardens wear special uniforms and each of them is responsible for a particular area ...
/traf'i keuh bil"i tee/, n. 1. the condition of soil or terrain with regard to its being traveled over, as by people, vehicles, or machinery. 2. the skill of maneuvering over a ...
/traf"i keuh beuhl/, adj. 1. that can be traveled upon: a trafficable road. 2. suitable for marketing, commercial dealings, etc. [1595-1605; TRAFFIC + -ABLE] * * *
/traf"i kay'teuhr/, n. Brit. a directional signal on a vehicle for indicating which way it is going to turn. [TRAFFIC + (INDIC)ATOR] * * *
traffic circle n. A circular one-way road at a junction of thoroughfares, facilitating an uninterrupted flow of traffic.Also called regionally rotary. * * *
traffic island n. A raised area over which cars may not pass, placed at a junction of thoroughfares or between opposing traffic lanes. * * *
See traffic. * * *
traffic light n. A road signal for directing vehicular traffic by means of colored lights, typically red for stop, green for go, and yellow for proceed with caution. Also called ...
▪ district, England, United Kingdom       metropolitan borough in the southwest of the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester, England. Most of the borough's area, ...
/trag"euh kanth', traj"-/, n. a gummy substance derived from various low, spiny, Asian shrubs belonging to the genus Astragalus, of the legume family, esp. A. gummifer: used to ...
/treuh jee"dee euhn/, n. 1. an actor especially noted for performing tragic roles. 2. a writer of tragedy. [1325-75; TRAGEDY + -AN; r. ME tragedien < MF] * * *
/treuh jee'dee en"/, n. an actress especially noted for performing tragic roles. [1850-55; < F, fem. of tragédien TRAGEDIAN] Usage. See -enne. * * *
➡ Shakespeare * * *
/traj"i duyz'/, v.t., tragedized, tragedizing. to make tragic; imbue with the aspects of tragedy: a story tragedized by calamity and loss of hope. Also, esp. Brit., ...
/traj"i dee/, n., pl. tragedies. 1. a dramatic composition, often in verse, dealing with a serious or somber theme, typically that of a great person destined through a flaw of ...
tra·gi (trāʹgī, -jī) n. Plural of tragus. * * *
—tragically, adv. —tragicalness, n. /traj"ik/, adj. 1. characteristic or suggestive of tragedy: tragic solemnity. 2. extremely mournful, melancholy, or pathetic: a tragic ...
tragic flaw
Literature. the character defect that causes the downfall of the protagonist of a tragedy; hamartia. [1950-55] * * *
tragic irony
dramatic irony in tragic drama. [1825-35] * * *
Tragic Optimism for a Millennial Dawning
▪ 1999 Introduction by Stephen Jay Gould Stephen Jay Gould, Professor of Geology and Curator of Invertebrate Paleontology at Harvard University since 1973, has gained ...
trag·i·cal (trăjʹĭ-kəl) adj. Tragic: “You take too tragical a view of matters” (John Fowles). “He assumes a sudden look of tragical sobriety” (Scott Turow). ...
See tragical. * * *
See tragically. * * *
tragic flaw n. A flaw in the character of the protagonist of a tragedy that brings the protagonist to ruin or sorrow. * * *
tragic irony n. Dramatic irony in a tragedy. * * *
—tragicomic /traj'i kom"ik/, tragicomical, adj. —tragicomically, adv. /traj'i kom"i dee/, n., pl. tragicomedies. 1. a dramatic or other literary composition combining ...
See tragicomedy. * * *
See tragicomic. * * *
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/tray"jee on'/, n., pl. tragia /-jee euh/, tragions. Cephalom. a point in the depth of the notch just above the tragus of the ear. [1560-70; TRAG(US) + -ION] * * *
/trag"euh pan'/, n. any of several Asian pheasants of the genus Tragopan, having two fleshy, erectile horns on the head and wattles on the throat. [1615-25; < NL, special use of ...
/tray"geuhs/, n., pl. tragi /-juy/. Anat. a fleshy prominence at the front of the external opening of the ear. See diag. under ear. [1685-95; < LL < Gk trágos hairy part of ear, ...
/treuh herrn"/, n. Thomas, 1637?-74, English writer. * * *
Traherne, Thomas
born 1637, Hereford, Eng. died 1674, Teddington English mystical poet and religious writer. He was ordained in the Anglican church in 1660. Most of his works were unknown for ...
trahison des clercs
trahison des clercs [trȧ ē zō̂n dā klerk′] n. 〚Fr〛 a compromising of intellectual integrity, esp. for political reasons * * *
Trahtman, Avraham
▪ 2009 Avraham Trakhtman  born Feb. 10, 1944, Kalinovo, Sverdlovsk oblast, U.S.S.R. [now in Russia]   The astonishing news emerged in 2008 that in September 2007 a ...
(as used in expressions) Caesar Traianus Hadrianus Augustus Marcus Ulpius Traianus Caesar Nerva Traianus Germanicus Caesar Divi Nervae Filius Nerva Traianus Optimus Augustus * * *
/trayk/, v.i. Scot. 1. to become ill or lose one's good health. 2. to stroll, wander, or stray. [1500-10; orig. uncert.] * * *
—trailingly, adv. —trailless, adj. /trayl/, v.t. 1. to drag or let drag along the ground or other surface; draw or drag along behind. 2. to bring or have floating after ...
trail bike
a small motorcycle designed and built with special tires and suspension for riding on unpaved roads and over rough terrain. Also called dirt bike. [1965-70] * * *
trail boss
(in Western U.S.) a person responsible for driving a herd of cattle. [1885-90, Amer.] * * *
trail herd
a herd of cattle driven along a trail, esp. from their home range to market. * * *
trail man
a cowboy on horseback who helps in driving a cattle herd. [1880-85, Amer.] * * *
trail mix
gorp. * * *
Trail of Tears
the name given to the long journey from Georgia to Oklahoma made in 1838 by the Cherokee and other Native Americans. They were being forced by the US government to move to the ...
trail rope
a guide rope on an aerostat. [1840-50, Amer.] * * *
/tray"leuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being trailed. 2. suitable for transport by trailer. [1975-80; TRAIL + -ABLE] * * *
trail bike n. 1. See dirt bike. 2. See mountain bike. * * *
/trayl"blayz'/, v., trailblazed, trailblazing. v.t. 1. to blaze a trail through (a forest, wilderness, or the like) for others to follow. 2. to be a pioneer in (a particular ...
/trayl"blay'zeuhr/, n. 1. a person who blazes a trail for others to follow through unsettled country or wilderness; pathfinder. 2. a pioneer in any field of endeavor: a ...
trail·blaz·ing (trālʹblā'zĭng) adj. Suggestive of one that blazes a trail; setting out in a promising new direction; pioneering or innovative: trailblazing research; a ...
/trayl"bawrd', -bohrd'/, n. Naut. an ornamented board extending on each side of the bow of a vessel from a figurehead or the like to abaft the hawse. [1695-1705; TRAIL + BOARD] * ...
trail·break·er (trālʹbrā'kər) n. A trailblazer. * * *
/tray"leuhr/, n. 1. a large van or wagon drawn by an automobile, truck, or tractor, used esp. in hauling freight by road. Cf. full trailer, semitrailer. 2. Also called travel ...
trailer camp
an area where house trailers may be parked, usually having running water, electrical outlets, etc. Also called trailer court, trailer park. [1920-25, Amer.] * * *
trailer car
Railroads. 1. a second flatcar used for transporting an object or objects of excessive weight or length. 2. a passenger car, not self-propelled, included in a train of ...
trailer park
☆ trailer park n. an area, usually with piped water, electricity, etc., designed to provide rental space for trailers, esp. mobile homes to be parked for a long or short time * ...
trailer truck.
See truck trailer. * * *
See trailer. * * *
trailer park n. An area in which parking space for house trailers is rented, usually providing utilities and services. Also called trailer camp. * * *
/trayl"hed'/, n. the point where a trail starts. [1945-50; TRAIL + HEAD] * * *
trailing arbutus
Also called arbutus, mayflower. a creeping eastern North American plant, Epigaea repens, of the heath family, having leathery, oval leaves and terminal clusters of fragrant pink ...
trailing edge
Aeron. the rear edge of a propeller blade or airfoil. [1905-10] * * *
trailing fuchsia
a shrub, Fuchsia procumbens, of the evening primrose family, native to New Zealand, having long-stalked leaves and drooping, orange-and-purple flowers, used in hanging baskets. * ...
trailing phlox
a prostrate plant, Phlox nivalis, of the southeastern U.S., having pink or white flowers. * * *
trail·ing arbutus (trāʹlĭng) n. A low-growing evergreen shrub (Epigaea repens) of eastern North America, having leathery leaves and clusters of fragrant pink or white ...
trailing edge n. The rearmost edge of a moving structure, such as an airfoil. * * *
Traill, Catherine Parr
▪ Canadian author née Strickland born Jan. 9, 1802, London, Eng. died Aug. 29, 1899, Lakefield, Ont., Can.       nature writer who, in richly detailed descriptions of ...
Traill, Thomas Stewart
▪ Scottish editor born Oct. 29, 1781, Kirkwall, Orkney, Scot. died July 30, 1862, Edinburgh       Scottish professor of medical jurisprudence at the University of ...
/trayl"meuhn/, n., pl. trailmen. trailsman. [TRAIL + MAN1] * * *
trail mix n. A mixture of high-energy foods, such as dried fruit, nuts, chocolate, and seeds, eaten as a snack especially by hikers. * * *
▪ king of Siam also called  Borommatrailokanat        (b.1431, Ayutthaya, Siam [now Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya, Thailand]—d. 1488, Phitsanulok), eighth king of Siam ...
trail·side (trālʹsīd') n. The area beside a trail. * * *
/traylz"meuhn/, n., pl. trailsmen. a person who follows a trail. Also, trailman. [1855-60; TRAIL + 'S1 + -MAN] * * *
one of the two biggest US bus companies. Its buses travel to all parts of the country. Continental Trailways Blues (1983) was a popular song by Steve Earle, a singer of country ...
—trainless, adj. /trayn/, n. 1. Railroads. a self-propelled, connected group of rolling stock. 2. a line or procession of persons, vehicles, animals, etc., traveling ...
train buffs
➡ railways and railroads * * *
train oil
oil obtained from the blubber of whales or from seals, walruses, or other marine animals. [1545-55; earlier trane < D traan train oil, tear; c. G Träne tear] * * *
train sickness
nausea and dizziness, sometimes accompanied by vomiting, resulting from the motion of the train in which one is traveling. Cf. motion sickness. [1905-10] * * *
See train. * * *
—trainability, n. /tray"neuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being trained. 2. Educ. of or pertaining to moderately retarded individuals who may achieve some self-sufficiency, as in ...
/trayn"band'/, n. Eng. Hist. a company of trained militia organized in London and elsewhere in the 16th, 17th, and 18th centuries. [1620-30; TRAIN(ED) + BAND1] * * *
train·bear·er (trānʹbâr'ər) n. An attendant who holds up the train of a robe or gown, as in a procession. * * *
trained nurse.
See graduate nurse. [1885-90] * * *
/tray nee"/, n. 1. a person being trained, esp. in a vocation; apprentice. 2. an enlisted person undergoing military training. [1840-50; TRAIN + -EE] * * *
/tray nee"ship/, n. 1. the state or position of being a trainee. 2. a period of service as a trainee. 3. a grant enabling a person to serve as a trainee. [1960-65; TRAINEE + ...
/tray"neuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that trains. 2. a staff member on an athletic team who gives first aid and therapy to injured players. 3. a person who trains athletes; ...
/tray"ning/, n. 1. the education, instruction, or discipline of a person or thing that is being trained: He's in training for the Olympics. 2. the status or condition of a person ...
training aid
a mechanical contrivance used to supplement other forms and methods of training: Motion pictures and slides were used as training aids. * * *
training college
Brit. a school providing training for a special field or profession. [1820-30] * * *
training pants
briefs or shorts of cotton with added thickness, worn by a young child during toilet training. * * *
training school
1. a school that provides training in some art, profession, or vocation. 2. an institution for the care of juvenile delinquents. [1820-30] * * *
training ship
a ship equipped for training novices in seamanship, as for naval service. [1855-60] * * *
training table
a table in a dining hall, as at a college, where athletes are provided with special meals to aid their conditioning. [1890-95] * * *
training wall
an artificial embankment or wall for directing the course of a stream. [1880-85] * * *
training wheels
a pair of small wheels attached one on each side of the rear wheel of a bicycle for stability while one is learning to ride. * * *
training, transfer of
In psychology, the effect of having learned one activity on an individual's execution of other activities. Positive transfer occurs when a previously acquired skill enhances ...
training school n. 1. A school that gives practical vocational and technical instruction. 2. A detention home that offers vocational training to juvenile offenders. * * *
training table n. A table, as in a mess hall, providing planned meals for athletes in training. * * *
training wheels pl.n. A pair of small wheels attached to the rear axle of a bicycle so that beginning riders can ride without falling over. * * *
/trayn"luyn'/, n. a pipe or hose distributing compressed air through a train for operation of the brakes. Also called trainpipe /trayn"puyp'/. [TRAIN + LINE1] * * *
/trayn"lohd'/, n. Railroads. 1. the cargo or passenger capacity of a train. 2. a specified minimum number of loaded cars or tons of cargo necessary to secure a special rate ...
/trayn"meuhn/, n., pl. trainmen. a member of the crew that operates a railroad train, usually an assistant to the conductor, such as a brakeman or flagman. [1635-45, in sense ...
/trayn"mas'teuhr, -mah'steuhr/, n. a person who has charge of operations over one portion of a railroad. [1855-60, Amer.; TRAIN + MASTER] * * *
train oil n. Oil obtained from the blubber of a whale or other marine animal.   [Middle English trane, from Middle Dutch, tear, drop, train oil. See dakru-. * * *
/trayn"shed'/, n. (in a railroad station) a shelter completely covering railroad tracks and their adjoining platforms. [1890-95, Amer.; TRAIN + SHED1] * * *
/trayn"sik'/, adj. ill with train sickness. [1905-10; TRAIN + SICK1] * * *
➡ trainspotting * * *
a British film (1996) about a group of young people living in Edinburgh who spend their time taking illegal drugs and committing crimes. The film was popular for its humour and ...
n [U] (BrE) a hobby in Britain, popular mainly with boys but also with some adult men. It involves going to places where trains can be seen, especially railway stations, and ...
/trayps/, v., traipsed, traipsing, n. Informal. v.i. 1. to walk or go aimlessly or idly or without finding or reaching one's goal: We traipsed all over town looking for a copy of ...
/trayt/; Brit. also /tray/, n. 1. a distinguishing characteristic or quality, esp. of one's personal nature: bad traits of character. 2. a pen or pencil stroke. 3. a stroke, ...
—traitorship, n. /tray"teuhr/, n. 1. a person who betrays another, a cause, or any trust. 2. a person who commits treason by betraying his or her country. [1175-1225; ME < OF < ...
—traitorously, adv. —traitorousness, n. /tray"teuhr euhs/, adj. 1. having the character of a traitor; treacherous; perfidious. 2. characteristic of a traitor. 3. of the ...
See traitorous. * * *
See traitorously. * * *
Traitor’s Gate
the main entrance to the Tower of London from the River Thames. It is a wide, low arch through which prisoners accused of crimes against the king or queen were taken on their way ...
/tray"tris/, n. a woman who is a traitor. Also, traitoress /tray"teuhr is/. [1400-50; late ME traitresse < OF; see TRAITOR, -ESS] * * *
/tray"jeuhn/, n. (Marcus Ulpius Nerva Trajanus) A.D. 53?-117, Roman emperor 98-117. * * * in full Caesar Divi Nervae Filius Nerva Traianus Optimus Augustus or Caesar Nerva ...
Trajan's Bridge
▪ bridge, Romania       first bridge spanning the Danube River, built east of the Iron Gate Rapids at Turnu Severin by the Roman emperor Trajan (reigned AD 98–117) to ...
Trajan's Column
▪ monument, Rome, Italy  monument erected AD 106–113 by the Roman emperor Trajan and surviving intact in the ruins of Trajan's Forum in Rome. A marble column of the Roman ...
—trajection, n. /treuh jekt"/, v.t. Archaic. to transport, transmit, or transpose. [1545-55; < L trajectus (ptp. of traicere to cast, throw over or across), equiv. to tra- ...
See traject. * * *
—trajectile /treuh jek"til, -tuyl/, adj. —trajection /treuh jek"sheuhn/, n. /treuh jek"teuh ree/, n., pl. trajectories. 1. the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the ...
Trajkovski, Boris
▪ 2005       Macedonian politician (b. June 25, 1956, Strumica, Yugos. [now in Macedonia]—d. Feb. 26, 2004, near Stolac, Bosnia and Herzegovina), served as president ...
Trakl, Georg
▪ Austrian poet born Feb. 3, 1887, Salzburg, Austria died Nov. 3, 1914, Cracow, Galicia, Austria-Hungary [now Kraków, Pol.]       Expressionist (Expressionism) poet ...
/treuh lee"/, n. a city in and the county seat of Kerry, in the SW Republic of Ireland. 16,491. * * * ▪ Ireland       urban district, county seat, and minor seaport at ...
tram1 —tramless, adj. /tram/, n., v., trammed, tramming. n. 1. Brit. a streetcar. 2. a tramway; tramroad. 3. Also called tramcar /tram"kahr'/. a truck or car on rails for ...
—tramal, adj. /tray"meuh/, n. Mycol. a specialized hyphal tissue constituting the internal structure of mushroom gills, pore tubes, or spines. [1855-60; < L trama warp (in ...
tram·car (trămʹkär') n. 1. Chiefly British. A streetcar. 2. A coal car in a mine. * * *
/tram"luyn'/, n. Brit. 1. a streetcar system. 2. a streetcar route or track. Also, tramway. [1885-90; TRAM1 + LINE1] * * *
—trammeler; esp. Brit., trammeller, n. /tram"euhl/, n., v., trammeled, trammeling or (esp. Brit.) trammelled, trammelling. n. 1. Usually, trammels. a hindrance or impediment to ...
trammel net
a three-layered fishing net, the middle layer of which is fine-meshed, the others coarse-meshed, so that fish attempting to pass through the net will become entangled in one or ...
See trammel. * * *
/trah'meuhn tah"neuh, -tan"euh/; It. /trddah'mawn tah"nah/, n., pl. tramontanas, It. tramontane /-ne/. 1. a cold wind from the north or northeast that blows in the western ...
/treuh mon"tayn, tram"euhn tayn'/, adj. Also, transmontane. 1. being or situated beyond the mountains. 2. beyond the Alps as viewed from Italy; transalpine. 3. of, pertaining to, ...
—tramper, n. —trampish, adj. —trampishly, adv. —trampishness, n. /tramp/, v.i. 1. to tread or walk with a firm, heavy, resounding step. 2. to tread heavily or trample ...
tramp art
—tramp artist. folk art of the 19th and 20th centuries utilizing recycled found materials, as cedar or mahogany cigar boxes, shaped into containers, lamps, picture frames, or ...
tramp steamer
tramp (def. 19). [1885-90] * * *       one of the two principal types of merchant ships as classified by operating method (the other is the ocean liner). The tramp ...
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/tram"ping/, n. hiking, esp. on trails having huts at regular intervals for hikers to use overnight. [1810-20; TRAMP + -ING1] * * *
See tramper. * * *
—trampler, n. /tram"peuhl/, v., trampled, trampling, n. v.i. 1. to tread or step heavily and noisily; stamp. 2. to tread heavily, roughly, or crushingly (usually fol. by on, ...
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—trampoliner, trampolinist, n. /tram'peuh leen", tram"peuh leen', -lin/, n. 1. a sheet, usually of canvas, attached by resilient cords or springs to a horizontal frame several ...
See trampoline. * * *
See trampoliner. * * *
➡ homelessness * * *
tramp steamer n. Nautical A commercial vessel that has no regular schedule but takes on and discharges cargo whenever hired to do so. * * *
See tramper. * * *
/tram"rohd'/, n. (in a mine) a small railroad for trams. [1785-95; TRAM1 + ROAD] * * *
/tram"way'/, n. 1. a crude railroad of wooden rails or of wooden rails capped with metal treads. 2. Brit. tramline. 3. Mining. a track, usually elevated, or roadway for mine ...
Tran Dynasty
▪ Vietnamese history       (1225–1400), rulers of a kingdom that successfully defended Vietnam from the Mongol armies and continued Vietnamese penetration southward ...
Tran Hung Dao
▪ Vietnamese military leader original name  Tran Quoc Tuan,  also called  Hung Dao Vuong  born 1229? died 1300, Van Kiep, Vietnam       figure of almost legendary ...
Tran Van Tra
▪ 1997       Vietnamese general (b. 1918 Quang Ngai province, Vietnam, 1918—d. April 20, 1996, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), proved to be an able commander in the ...
tran- [tran] prefix TRANS-: used before s [tranship, transonic] * * *
trance1 —trancedly /transt"lee, tran"sid lee/, adv. —trancelike, adj. /trans, trahns/, n., v., tranced, trancing. n. 1. a half-conscious state, seemingly between sleeping and ...
See trance. * * *
tranche [tränsh] n. 〚Fr, lit., a slice〛 a portion, share, installment, etc. [the final tranche of the loan] * * *
/trahn shay"/; Fr. /trddahonn she"/, n., pl. tranchets /-shayz"/; Fr. /-she"/. Archaeol. a stone implement with a horizontal, chisellike cutting edge, found at Mesolithic and ...
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▪ Thailand       town, southern Thailand, on the Malay Peninsula. Trang is an inland town on the Trang River and is a centre for rubber production. A spur links Trang ...
/trang"geuhm/, n. Archaic. an odd gadget; gewgaw; trinket. [1650-60; orig. uncert.] * * *
▪ Italy ancient (Latin)  Turenum        town and archiepiscopal see, Puglia (Apulia) regione, southeastern Italy. It lies along the Adriatic Sea, northwest of Bari ...
trank1 /trangk/, n. Slang. a tranquilizer. [by shortening and resp.] trank2 /trangk/, n. 1. the piece of leather from which one glove is cut. 2. the cut or shaped trank, not ...
—tranquilly, adv. —tranquilness, n. /trang"kwil/, adj. 1. free from commotion or tumult; peaceful; quiet; calm: a tranquil country place. 2. free from or unaffected by ...
See tranquilize. * * *
—tranquilization, n. /trang"kweuh luyz'/, v.t., v.i., tranquilized, tranquilizing. to make or become tranquil. Also, tranquillize; esp. Brit., tranquillise. [1615-25; TRANQUIL ...
/trang"kweuh luy'zeuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that tranquilizes. 2. a drug that has a sedative or calming effect without inducing sleep. 3. See antianxiety drug. 4. ...
/trang kwil"i tee/, n. quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; peacefulness; quiet; serenity. Also, tranquility. [1325-75; ME tranquillite < L tranquillitas. See TRANQUIL, ...
➡ drugs * * *
See tranquil. * * *
See tranquilly. * * *
trans abbrev. 1. transaction(s) 2. transitive 3. translated 4. translation 5. translator 6. transportation 7. transverse * * * (as used in expressions) Trans World Airlines ...
Trans Alai
/trans, tranz/ a mountain range in central Asia, between Kirghizia (Kyrgyzstan) and Tadzhikistan (Tajikistan). Highest peak, Lenin Peak. * * *
trans fat
trans fat [trans, tranz] n. 〚see TRANS- (sense 4a)〛 an unsaturated fatty acid which has been partially hydrogenated, used in foods to increase shelf life and maintain flavor: ...
Trans World Airlines
➡ TWA. * * *
Trans World Airlines, Inc.
▪ American corporation       former American airline that maintained extensive routes in the United States and to Europe, the Caribbean, and the Middle East. TWA was ...
Trans World Airlines, Inc. (TWA)
Former U.S. airline acquired by the AMR Corp. Formed in 1930 as Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc., from two smaller airlines, the company established the first coast-to-coast ...
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Trans-Alai Range
▪ mountain range, Central Asia Kyrgyz  Chong Alay Kyrka Toosu , Tajik  Qatorkŭhi Pasi Oloy , also spelled  Trans-Alay        mountain range on the frontier ...
Trans-Alaska Pipeline
/trans"euh las"keuh, tranz"-, trans'-, tranz'-/ a pipeline system opened in 1977 that transports oil 800 mi. (1300 km) across Alaska, from Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope S to ...
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Trans-Canada Highway
World's longest national road, extending east-west for 4,860 mi (7,821 km) between Victoria, British Columbia, and St. John's, Newfoundland. Completed in 1965, it links many ...
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trans-fat=trans fat
n. 1. See trans-fatty acid. 2. trans-fatty acids collectively. [1980-85; TRANS- + FAT] * * *
trans-fatty acid
an unsaturated fatty acid formed by the partial hydrogenation of vegetable oil, believed to raise blood cholesterol levels. Also, trans fatty acid. [1975-80; TRANS- + FATTY ...
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▪ mountains, China       eastward continuation of the most northerly Himalayan ranges in the southern part of the Tibet Autonomous Region, China. It consists of an ...
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Trans-Kalahari Highway
▪ 1999       In March 1998 the residents of Botswana and Namibia met at Buitepos on the border between the two countries to inaugurate formally the Trans-Kalahari ...
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—trans-Mississipian, adj., n. /trans'mis euh sip"ee, tranz'-/, adj. across or beyond the Mississippi River. * * *
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Trans-Siberian Railroad
/trans"suy bear"ee euhn, trans'-/ a railroad traversing Siberia, from Chelyabinsk in the Ural Mountains to Vladivostok: constructed by the Russian government 1891-1916. over 4000 ...
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1. transaction; transactions. 2. transfer. 3. transferred. 4. transformer. 5. transit. 6. transitive. 7. translated. 8. translation. 9. translator. 10. transparent. 11. ...
—transactor, n. /tran sakt", -zakt"/, v.t. 1. to carry on or conduct (business, negotiations, activities, etc.) to a conclusion or settlement. v.i. 2. to carry on or conduct ...
/trans ak"teuh nuyd', tranz-/, adj. Chem. noting or pertaining to elements having higher atomic weights than those of the actinide series. [1965-70; TRANS- + ACTINIDE] * * *
—transactional, adj. —transactionally, adv. /tran sak"sheuhn, -zak"-/, n. 1. the act of transacting or the fact of being transacted. 2. an instance or process of transacting ...
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transactional analysis
Psychol. a form of individual or group psychotherapy focusing on social interactions, psychological games, and analysis of relationships as persons shift among the roles of ...
transactional analysis n. A system of psychotherapy that analyzes personal relationships and interactions in terms of conflicting or complementary ego states that correspond to ...
trans·ac·ti·vate (trăns-ăkʹtə-vāt', trănz-) tr.v. trans·ac·ti·vat·ed, trans·ac·ti·vat·ing, trans·ac·ti·vates To stimulate (a host cell) to replicate the ...
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Trans A·lai (trăns' ə-līʹ, trănz') A range of the Pamir Mountains in eastern Tajikistan and southern Kyrgyzstan rising to 7,138.5 m (23,405 ft) at Lenin Peak. * * *
/trans al"puyn, -pin, tranz-/, adj. 1. situated beyond the Alps, esp. toward the north as viewed from Italy. 2. passing or extending across or through the Alps: a transalpine ...
Transalpine Gaul
▪ Roman province, Europe Latin  Gallia Transalpina,         in Roman antiquity, the land bounded by the Alps, the Mediterranean, the Pyrenees, the Atlantic, and the ...
Transalpine Gaul.
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Trans·al·pine Gaul (trăns-ăl'pīn' gôlʹ, trănz-) The part of ancient Gaul northwest of the Alps, including modern France and Belgium. * * *
Transamazonian highway
▪ highway, Brazil Portuguese  Rodovia Transamazônica   system of paved and unpaved roads in Brazil that is designed to facilitate settlement and exploitation of the vast ...
Transamerica Corporation
▪ American corporation       major American diversified financial-services corporation. Headquarters are in the Transamerica Pyramid building in San Francisco. In July ...
/trans am"euh nays', -nayz', tranz-/, n. Biochem. any of a class of enzymes, occurring in most plant and animal tissue, that cause transamination. [1940-45; TRANSAMIN(ATION) + ...

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