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/tuy"leuhr/, n. 1. John, 1790-1862, 10th president of the U.S. 1841-45. 2. Moses Coit /koyt/, 1835-1900, U.S. historian and educator. 3. Wat /wot/ or Walter, died 1381, English ...
Tyler, Anne
born Oct. 25, 1941, Minneapolis, Minn., U.S. U.S. writer. Tyler worked as a bibliographer and librarian before settling in Baltimore in 1967 and beginning to write full-time. ...
Tyler, John
born March 29, 1790, Charles City county, Va., U.S. died Jan. 18, 1862, Richmond, Va. 10th president of the U.S. (1841–45). He practiced law before serving in the Virginia ...
Tyler, Julia
▪ American first lady née  Julia Gardiner  born May 4, 1820, Gardiners Island, New York, U.S. died July 10, 1889, Richmond, Virginia       American first lady (June ...
Tyler, Letitia
▪ American first lady née  Letitia Christian   born November 12, 1790, New Kent county, Virginia, U.S. died September 10, 1842, at the White House, Washington, ...
Tyler, Moses Coit
▪ American historian born Aug. 2, 1835, Griswold, Conn., U.S. died Dec. 28, 1900, Ithaca, N.Y.  U.S. literary historian whose use of literary documents in the history of ...
Tyler, Royall
▪ American author and lawyer original name  William Clark Tyler   born July 18, 1757, Boston died Aug. 26, 1826, Brattleboro, Vt., U.S.       U.S. lawyer, teacher, ...
Tyler, Wat
▪ English revolutionary byname of  Walter Tyler   died June 15, 1381, London       leader of the Peasants' Revolt of 1381, the first great popular rebellion in ...
Tyler, John. 1790-1862. The 10th President of the United States (1841-1845), who succeeded to office after the death of President William Henry Harrison. His administration was ...
Tyler, Royall. 1757-1826. American jurist and writer considered the founder of American drama. His plays include The Contrast (first produced 1787). * * *
Tyler, Wat. Died 1381. English revolutionary who led the Peasants' Revolt against Richard II's poll tax in June 1381. The uprising ended when he was killed. * * *
Tyll Eulenspiegel
/til" oy"leuhn shpee'geuhl/. See Till Eulenspiegel. Also, Tyl Eulenspiegel. * * *
▪ hoofed mammal       any of the pad-footed, even-toed, hoofed mammals of the suborder Tylopoda (order Artiodactyla). This group contains three extinct families and one ...
Tylor, Sir Edward Burnett
born Oct. 2, 1832, London, Eng. died Jan. 2, 1917, Wellington, Somerset British anthropologist, often called the founder of cultural anthropology. He taught at Oxford ...
ty·lose (tīʹlōs) n. A balloonlike outgrowth of a parenchyma cell through a pit into the cavity of a plant vessel. Also called tylosis2.   [French.] * * *
ty·lo·sin (tīʹlə-sĭn') n. An antibiotic, C46H77NO17, obtained from the actinomycete Streptomyces fradiae and used to treat respiratory infections in animals.   [Origin ...
/tuy loh"sis/, n., pl. tyloses /-seez/. Bot. a bubblelike formation in the cavity of tracheids or vessels in the wood of trees, consisting of protoplasm intruded from adjacent ...
/tim"beuhl/, n. timbal. * * *
Tymoshenko, Yuliya
▪ 2009 Yuliya Volodymyrivna  born Nov. 27, 1960, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine, U.S.S.R.       In May 2008 Yuliya Tymoshenko, Ukraine's newly appointed prime minister, was ...
/tim"peuhn/, n. 1. Print. a padlike device interposed between the platen or its equivalent and the sheet to be printed, in order to soften and equalize the pressure. 2. tympanum ...
tym·pa·na (tĭmʹpə-nə) n. A plural of tympanum. * * *
tym·pa·nal (tĭmʹpə-nəl) adj. Variant of tympanic. * * *
/tim"peuh nee/, n. pl. (often used with a sing. v.) timpani. * * *
/tim pan"ik/, adj. pertaining or belonging to a tympanum. [1800-10; TYMPAN(UM) + -IC] * * *
tympanic bone
Anat., Zool. (in mammals) a bone of the skull, supporting the tympanic membrane and enclosing part of the tympanum or middle ear. [1840-50] * * *
tympanic membrane
Anat., Zool. eardrum. See diag. under ear. [1855-60] * * * ▪ anatomy also called eardrum,   membrane in the human ear that receives sound vibrations from the outer air and ...
tympanic bone n. The part of the temporal bone of the skull that partially encloses the middle ear and supports the eardrum. * * *
tympanic cavity n. A large, irregularly shaped cavity of the middle ear. * * *
tympanic membrane n. See eardrum. * * *
/tim"peuh nist/, n. a person who plays the drums, esp. the kettledrums, in an orchestra. [1605-15; < L tympanista < Gk tympanistés, equiv. to tympan(ízein) to beat a drum + ...
—tympanitic /tim'peuh nit"ik/, adj. /tim'peuh nuy"teez/, n. Pathol. distention of the abdominal wall, as in peritonitis, caused by the accumulation of gas or air in the ...
See tympanites. * * *
/tim'peuh nuy"tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the middle ear; otitis media. [1790-1800; TYMPAN(UM) + -ITIS] * * *
/tim"peuh neuh plas'tee/, n. Surg. reconstruction of the eardrum and the bones of the middle ear. [1950-55; TYMPAN(UM) + -O- + -PLASTY] * * *
/tim"peuh neuhm/, n., pl. tympanums, tympana /-neuh/. 1. Anat., Zool. a. See middle ear. b. See tympanic membrane. 2. Archit. a. the recessed, usually triangular space enclosed ...
/tim"peuh nee/, n. 1. Pathol. tympanites. 2. Archaic. inflated or pretentious style; bombast; turgidity. [1520-30; < ML tympanias < Gk tympanías tympanites] * * *
(1927–80) an English journalist and critic. He wrote mainly about the theatre, and was a strong supporter of the work of John Osborne. Tynan’s stage show Oh, Calcutta! ...
Tynan, Katherine
▪ Irish writer married name Hinkson born Jan. 23, 1861, Dublin died April 2, 1931, Wimbledon, Surrey, Eng.       Irish poet and novelist whose works are dominated by ...
Tynan, Kathleen Jeanette Halton
▪ 1996       British novelist and biographer who won acclaim for a 1987 biography of her late husband, drama critic Kenneth Tynan (b. Jan. 25, 1937—d. Jan. 10, ...
/tin"dl/, n. William, c1492-1536, English religious reformer, translator of the Bible into English, and martyr. Also, Tindal, Tindale. * * *
Tyndale, William
▪ English scholar born c. 1490–94, near Gloucestershire, Eng. died Oct. 6, 1536, Vilvoorde, near Brussels, Brabant       English biblical translator, humanist, and ...
Tyn·dale also Tin·dal or Tin·dale (tĭnʹdl), William. 1494?-1536. English religious reformer and martyr whose translation of the New Testament was the basis of the King ...
/tin"dl/, n. John, 1820-93, English physicist. * * *
Tyndall beam
Physical Chem. the visible path of light produced by the scattering action (Tyndall effect) of the particles in a colloidal solution on a beam of light passed through it. [named ...
Tyndall effect
Tyndall effect [tin′dəl] n. 〚after John Tyndall (1820-93), Brit physicist〛 Physics the scattering and polarization of a light beam by colloidal particles in a dispersed ...
Tyndall, John
▪ British physicist born August 2, 1820, Leighlinbridge, County Carlow, Ireland died December 4, 1893, Hindhead, Surrey, England  British experimental physicist who was an ...
Tyndall, John Hutchyns
▪ 2006       British political activist (b. July 14, 1934, Exeter, Eng.—d. July 19, 2005, Hove, East Sussex, Eng.), was a leading figure throughout his life in ...
Tyn·dall (tĭnʹdl), John. 1820-1893. Irish-born British physicist known for his work on the transparency of gases and the absorption by gases of radiant heat. * * *
Tyndall, Mount A mountain, 4,275.8 m (14,019 ft) high, in the Sierra Nevada of south-central California. * * *
/tin dair"ee euhs/, n. Class. Myth. the husband of Leda and father of Clytemnestra and Castor. * * *
/tuyn/, n. Chiefly Brit. tine. * * * (as used in expressions) Newcastle upon Tyne William Cavendish 1st duke of Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Tyne River * * *
/tuyn/, n. a river in NE England, in Northumberland, flowing E into the North Sea. ab. 30 mi. (48 km) long. * * * (as used in expressions) Newcastle upon Tyne William Cavendish ...
Tyne and Wear
/wear/ a metropolitan county in N England. 1,192,600. * * * Metropolitan county (pop., 2001: 1,075,979), northeastern England. It was named for its two main rivers, the Tyne ...
Tyne, River
River, Northumberland, northern England. Formed by the confluence of the North Tyne and the South Tyne, it flows east into the North Sea. The Tyne is 62 mi (100 km) long. It has ...
▪ district, England, United Kingdom       district, administrative and historic county of Northumberland, northern England, in the western part of the county, bordered ...
/tuyn"meuhth, tin"-/, n. a seaport in Tyne and Wear, in NE England, at the mouth of the Tyne River. 68,861. * * *
Tyner, McCoy
▪ American musician in full  Alfred McCoy Tyner , also called  Sulaimon Saud  born December 11, 1938, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.    American jazz pianist, ...
Ty·ner (tīʹnər), McCoy. Born 1938. American jazz pianist who introduced complex harmonies, scales, and African rhythms into American jazz, especially during his time with ...
an area of north-east England around the River Tyne, including Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Gateshead and South Shields. Tyneside was formerly an important centre for the shipbuilding ...
/tin"weuhld/, n. the legislature of the Isle of Man, consisting of the lieutenant governor, the council, and the House of Keys. [ < ON thingvollr. See THING2] * * *
typ abbrev. 1. typographer 2. typographical 3. typography * * *
1. typographer. 2. typographic. 3. typographical. 4. typography. * * *
/tuy"peuhl/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or constituting a type. 2. serving as a type; representative; typical. [1850-55; TYPE + -AL1] * * *
/tuyp/, n., v., typed, typing. n. 1. a number of things or persons sharing a particular characteristic, or set of characteristics, that causes them to be regarded as a group, ...
type 1diabetes
type 1 diabetes or type I diabetes n. See diabetes mellitus. * * *
Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes n. a type of diabetes mellitus, typically appearing after the age of 30, in which increased levels of glucose in the body are not matched by sufficiently ...
Type 2 Diabetes: A Long-Ignored Epidemic
▪ 2008        Diabetes mellitus is a public health threat that rivals HIV/AIDS in its reach and deadly toll. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF), an alliance of ...
type 2diabetes
type 2 diabetes or type II diabetes n. See diabetes mellitus. * * *
Type A
Psychol. 1. of or pertaining to a pattern of behavior characterized by competitiveness, a sense of urgency, impatience, perfectionism, and assertiveness, and possibly associated ...
Type B
Psychol. 1. of or pertaining to a pattern of behavior characterized by an unhurried, patient, tolerant manner, an ability to relax easily, and amiability, and possibly associated ...
type founder
—type founding. —typefoundry. a person engaged in the making of metallic types for printers. [1790-1800] * * *
type foundry
type foundry n. a place where metal type is cast * * *
type genus
Biol. the genus that is formally held to be typical of the family or other higher group to which it belongs. [1830-40] * * *
Type I diabetes
diabetes (def. 3) * * *
Type I error
the error made in the statistical testing of a hypothesis by rejecting the null hypothesis when it is actually true. [1960-65] * * *
Type II diabetes
diabetes (def. 4) * * *
Type II error
the error made in the statistical testing of a hypothesis by accepting the null hypothesis when it is actually false. * * *
type locality
1. Biol. the locality in which a type specimen was collected. 2. Geol. the place at which a type section is located. * * *
type metal
an alloy for making printing types, consisting chiefly of lead and antimony, and sometimes small quantities of tin, copper, etc. [1790-1800] * * *
type name
▪ literature also called  Ticket Name,         in dramatic practice, name given to a character to ensure that the personality may be instantly ascertained. In England ...
type section
Geol. the sequence of strata referred to in establishing a stratigraphic unit, as a member or formation. * * *
type species
Biol. the species of a genus that is regarded as the best example of the generic characters of the genus; the species from which a genus was originally named. [1830-40] * * *
type specimen
Biol. an individual organism from which the description of a species has been prepared. [1890-95] * * *
—type-caster, n. /tuyp"kast', -kahst'/, v., type-cast, type-casting, adj. Print. v.t., v.i. 1. to cast (type). adj. 2. (of text to be printed) having the type already ...
/tuyp"huy"/, adj. Print. of a height equal to the distance from the foot to the face of a type: 0.918 in. (23.3 mm). [1895-1900] * * *
/tuyp"owt'/, n. 1. the act of typing or printing a text. 2. the matter so typed or printed, esp. by a printer linked to a computer; printout. Also, typeout. [n. use of the v. ...
/tuyp"suyt'/, n. Archaeol. the place where artifacts characteristic of a particular culture or cultural stage have first been found in situ, customarily adopted as the name of ...
/tuyp"werrd'/, n. Logic., Ling. type (def. 8). * * *
type A or Type A adj. Of or relating to a behavior pattern marked by tenseness, impatience, and aggressiveness, often resulting in stress-related symptoms such as insomnia and ...
type B or Type B adj. Of or relating to a behavior pattern marked by a relaxed manner, patience, and friendliness that possibly decreases one's risk of heart disease. n. One who ...
/tuyp"bahr'/, n. (on a typewriter or some computer printers) one of a series of thin metal bars containing type and actuated by the keyboard or computer signal. [1885-90; TYPE + ...
/tuyp"kast', -kahst'/, v.t., typecast, typecasting. Theat. 1. to cast (a performer) in a role that requires characteristics of physique, manner, personality, etc., similar to ...
/tuyp"fays'/, n. face (defs. 19b, c). [1900-05; TYPE + FACE] * * *
type genus n. The taxonomic genus that is designated as representative of the family to which it belongs. * * *
/tuyp"hohl'deuhr/, n. Print. a small device for holding a few lines of type, used in stamping titles on book covers, or the like. Also called pallet. [TYPE + HOLDER] * * *
type locality n. 1. Biology. The place or source where a holotype or type specimen was found. 2. Geology. The place or region in which a rock, series of rock, or formation is ...
type metal n. Printing An alloy used for making metal type, consisting mainly of lead, antimony, and tin. * * *
Types of bacteria that cause disease in humans
▪ Table Types of bacteria that cause disease in humans bacteria primary diseases in humans bacillus anthracis anthrax Bacteroides species abscess Bordetella pertussis ...
types, theory of
In logic, a theory introduced by Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead in their Principia Mathematica (1910–13) to deal with logical paradoxes arising from the ...
/tuyp"skript'/, n. 1. a typewritten copy of a literary composition, document, or the like, esp. as prepared for a printer. 2. typewritten matter, as distinguished from ...
/tuyp"set'/, v.t., typeset, typesetting, adj. v.t. 1. to set (textual matter) in type. adj. 2. (of written, textual matter) set in type. [1865-70; back formation from ...
/tuyp"set'euhr/, n. 1. a person who sets or composes type; compositor. 2. a typesetting machine. [1825-35; TYPE + SETTER] * * *
/tuyp"set'ing/, n. 1. the process or action of setting type. adj. 2. used or intended for setting type. [1855-60; TYPE + SETTING] * * * Setting of type for use in any of various ...
typesetting machine
▪ printing       basic element in modern letterpress printing. The problem of mechanizing typesetting was solved in the 19th century by devising machines that could cast ...
type site n. An archaeological site regarded as definitively characteristic of a particular culture and whose name is often applied to the culture. For example, the Le Moustier ...
type species n. A holotype. * * *
type·style or type style (tīpʹstīl') n. Printing A specific style of type, as Roman. * * *
/tuyp"ruyt'/, v.t., v.i., typewrote, typewritten, typewriting. to write by means of a typewriter; type. [1885-90; back formation from TYPEWRITER] * * *
/tuyp"ruy'teuhr/, n. 1. a machine for writing mechanically in letters and characters like those produced by printers' types. See illus. under keyboard. 2. Print. a type style ...
/tuyp"ruy'ting/, n. 1. the act or skill of using a typewriter. 2. printed work done on a typewriter. [1865-70; TYPEWRIT(ER) + -ING1] * * *
/tuy"pee/, adj., typier, typiest. typy. * * *
—typhlitic /tif lit"ik/, adj. /tif luy"tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the cecum. [1855-60; < Gk typhl(ós) blind (for sense cf. CECUM) + -ITIS] * * *
/tif lol"euh jee/, n. the study of the causes and treatment of blindness. [1870-75; < Gk typhló(s) blind + -LOGY] * * *
/tif loh"sis/, n. Pathol. blindness. [ < Gk typhl(ós) blind + -OSIS disease] * * *
/tif"leuh sohl'/, n. Zool. (in annelids and many bivalve mollusks) an infolding along the inner wall of the intestine. [1855-60; < Gk typhlo- (comb. form of typhlós blind) + ...
See typhlitis. * * *
typho- [tī′fō, tī′fə] 〚< Gr typhos: see TYPHUS〛 combining form typhus, typhoid [typhogenic]: also, before a vowel, typh- * * *
Typhoeus [tī fō′ē əs, tī fō′yo͞os΄; tīfē′əs] n. 〚L < Gr Typhōeus〛 Gr. Myth. a monster with a hundred heads, killed by Zeus Typhoean [tīfō′ē ən, ...
/tuy'feuh jen"ik/, adj. Pathol. producing typhus or typhoid fever. [1895-1900; TYPH(US) or TYPH(OID) + -O- + -GENIC] * * *
/tuy"foyd/, Pathol. n. 1. Also called typhoid fever. an infectious, often fatal, febrile disease, usually of the summer months, characterized by intestinal inflammation and ...
typhoid bacillus
the bacterium Salmonella typhosa, causing typhoid fever. [1895-1900] * * *
typhoid fever
▪ disease also called  typhoid   acute infectious disease caused by a specific serotype of the bacterium Salmonella typhi. The bacterium usually enters the body through the ...
Typhoid Mary
a carrier or transmitter of anything undesirable, harmful, or catastrophic. [after Mary Mallon (d. 1938), Irish-born cook in the U.S., who was found to be a typhoid carrier] * * ...
/tuy foyd"l/, adj. Pathol. of, pertaining to, or resembling typhoid. [1880-85; TYPHOID + -AL1] * * *
typhoid fever n. An acute, highly infectious disease caused by a bacillus (Salmonella typhi) transmitted chiefly by contaminated food or water and characterized by high fever, ...
/tuy foy"din/, n. Med. a culture of dead typhoid bacilli used by cutaneous inoculation to detect the presence of a typhoid infection. [TYPHOID + -IN1] * * *
Ty·phoid Mary (tīʹfoid') n. A person from whom something undesirable or deadly spreads to those nearby.   [From the nickname of Mallon, Mary.] * * *
/tuy"fon/, n. Naut. a signal horn operated by compressed air or steam. [appar. after Typhon, mythical monster associated with tempests] * * * In Greek mythology, the youngest ...
—typhonic /tuy fon"ik/, adj. /tuy foohn"/, n. 1. a tropical cyclone or hurricane of the western Pacific area and the China seas. 2. a violent storm or tempest of India. 3. ...
a popular British make of tea. * * *
See typhus. * * *
—typhous, adj. /tuy"feuhs/, n. Pathol. an acute, infectious disease caused by several species of Rickettsia, transmitted by lice and fleas, and characterized by acute ...
—typically, adv. —typicalness, typicality, n. /tip"i keuhl/, adj. 1. of the nature of or serving as a type or representative specimen. 2. conforming to a particular type. 3. ...
Typical capacities of urban mass transportation modes
▪ Table Typical capacities of urban mass transportation modes persons per vehicle "trains" per hour passengers per hour vehicle type guideway type seated crowded "train" ...
Typical density ranges for some other rock types
▪ Table Typical density ranges for some other rock types rock type density (grams per cubic cm) amphibolite 2.79–3.14 andesite ...
Typical doses to exposed tissue received in routine X-ray diagnosis
▪ Table Typical doses to exposed tissue received in routine X-ray diagnosis examination dose per exposure in milligray (mGy)* X-ray ...
Typical magnetic fields
▪ Table Typical magnetic fields inside atomic nuclei 1011 T in superconducting solenoids 20 T in a superconducting coil cyclotron 5 T near a small ceramic magnet 0.1 ...
Typical magnetic properties of rocks
▪ Table Typical magnetic properties of rocks rock Jn natural remanent magnetization (10−5 electromagnetic units per cubic centimetre) k magnetic susceptibility (10−5 ...
Typical resistivities
▪ Table Typical resistivities material resistivity (ohm-centimetre) seawater (18 °C) 21 uncontaminated surface water 2(104) distilled water 0.2–1(106) water (4 ...
Typical values of thermal conductivity
▪ Table Typical values of thermal conductivity (in 0.001 calories per centimetre per second per degree Celsius) material at 20 °C at 200 °C typical ...
See typically. * * *
See typical. * * *
See typically. * * *
/tip"i kon'/, n. Eastern Ch. the instructions for the orders of the services during the ecclesiastical year, contained in a manual. [ < MGk typikón, n. use of neut. of typikós ...
See typify. * * *
See typification. * * *
—typification, n. —typifier, n. /tip"euh fuy'/, v.t., typified, typifying. 1. to serve as a typical example of; exemplify. 2. to serve as a symbol or emblem of; symbolize; ...
typing element
a spherelike device, usually of molded metal, having on its surface raised letters, numerals, and other characters. When actuated by a typewriter keyboard or computer command, ...
/tuy"pist/, n. a person who operates a typewriter. [1835-45 for earlier sense "typesetter"; 1880-85 for current sense; TYPE + -IST] * * *
/tuy"poh/, n., pl. typos. Informal. See typographical error. [1890-95; shortened form; see -O] * * *
a combining form representing type in compound words: typography, typology. Cf. -type. * * *
1. typographer. 2. typographic. 3. typographical. 4. typography. * * *
1. typographer. 2. typographic. 3. typographical. 4. typography. * * *
/tuy pog"reuh feuhr/, n. a person skilled or engaged in typography. [1635-45; TYPOGRAPH(Y) + -ER1] * * *
—typographically, adv. /tuy'peuh graf"ik/, adj. of or pertaining to typography. Also, typographical. [1770-80; < NL typographicus, equiv. to ML typograph(ia) TYPOGRAPHY + -icus ...
typographical [tī΄pə graf′i kəl] adj. of typography; having to do with the setting of type, printing, typing, inputting, etc.: also typographic typographically adv. * * ...
typographical error
an error in printed or typewritten matter resulting from striking the improper key of a keyboard, from mechanical failure, or the like. * * *
typographical error n. A mistake in printing, typesetting, or typing, especially one caused by striking an incorrect key on a keyboard. * * *
See typographical. * * *
/tuy pog"reuh fee/, n. 1. the art or process of printing with type. 2. the work of setting and arranging types and of printing from them. 3. the general character or appearance ...
See typological. * * *
See typology. * * *
See typological. * * *
See typological. * * *
—typological /tuy'peuh loj"i keuhl/, typologic, adj. —typologically, adv. —typologist, n. /tuy pol"euh jee/, n. 1. the doctrine or study of types or prefigurative symbols, ...
/tuy poth"i tee', tuy'peuh thee"tee/, n.pl. printers, esp. master printers: used in the names of associations. [ < NL, equiv. to Gk týpo(s) TYPE + -thetae, Latinized pl. of Gk ...
/tip/, n. Textiles. a number representing the aggregate of thousands of yards of yarn weighing one pound. [t(housand) y(ards) p(er) p(ound)] * * *
1. typewriter. 2. typewritten. * * *
/tuy"pee/, adj., typier, typiest. (of a domestic animal) embodying the ideal characteristics of its variety or breed. Also, typey. [1930-35; TYPE + -Y1] * * *
/tear, tyuur/, n. Scand. Myth. the god of strife. [ < ON Týr (pl. tívar gods); see TIU] Biochem. tyrosine. * * * ▪ Germanic deity Old Norse  Týr , Old English  Tiw , ...
/tuy"reuh meen'/, n. Biochem. an amine, C8H11NO, abundant in ripe cheese as a breakdown product of tyrosine by removal of the carboxyl group (COOH). * * *
—tyrannically, adv. —tyrannicalness, n. /ti ran"i keuhl, tuy-/, adj. 1. of or characteristic of a tyrant. 2. unjustly cruel, harsh, or severe; arbitrary or oppressive; ...
See tyrannical. * * *
See tyrannically. * * *
See tyrannicide. * * *
—tyrannicidal, adj. /ti ran"euh suyd', tuy-/, n. 1. the act of killing a tyrant. 2. a person who kills a tyrant. [1640-50; < L tyrrannicidium (def. 1), tyrannicida (def. 2). ...
—tyrannizer, n. —tyrannizingly, adv. /tir"euh nuyz'/, v., tyrannized, tyrannizing. v.i. 1. to exercise absolute power or control, esp. cruelly or oppressively (often fol. by ...
See tyrannize. * * *
See tyrannizer. * * *
/ti ran"euh sawr', tuy-/, n. a large, carnivorous dinosaur, Tyrannosaurus rex, from the Late Cretaceous Epoch of North America, that walked erect on its hind feet. See illus. ...
—tyrannously, adv. —tyrannousness, n. /tir"euh neuhs/, adj. tyrannical. [1485-95; < L tyrann(us) TYRANT + -OUS] * * *
See tyrannous. * * *
/ti ran"yeuh lit/, n. any of numerous flycatchers of tropical America belonging to several genera and having in common chiefly their small size. [ < NL Tyrannul(us) genus name ...
/tir"euh nee/, n., pl. tyrannies. 1. arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority. 2. the government or rule of a tyrant or absolute ruler. 3. a state ...
/tuy"reuhnt/, n. 1. a sovereign or other ruler who uses power oppressively or unjustly. 2. any person in a position of authority who exercises power oppressively or ...
tyrant flycatcher
flycatcher (def. 2). [1775-85] * * * ▪ bird also called  New World Flycatcher,    any of about 367 species of aggressive, insect-eating New World birds of the family ...
tyrant flycatcher n. See flycatcher. * * *
Tyrconnell, Richard Talbot, Earl of, Viscount Baltinglass, Baron Of Talbotstown
▪ Irish Jacobite born 1630 died Aug. 14, 1691, County Limerick, Ire.       Irish Jacobite, a leader in the war (1689–91) waged by Irish Roman Catholics against the ...
Tyrconnell, Rory O'Donnell, 1st Earl of, Baron Of Donegall
▪ Irish chieftain also called Roderick O'donnell born 1575 died July 28, 1608, Rome [Italy]       Irish chieftain who rebelled against the English and died in ...
/tuyeur/, n., v.t., tyred, tyring. Brit. tire2. * * * I Arabic Ṣūr Town (pop., 1994 est.: 80,000), southern Lebanon. In the 11th–6th centuries BC it was a major ...
/tuyeur/, n. an ancient seaport of Phoenicia: one of the great cities of antiquity, famous for its navigators and traders; site of modern Sur. * * * I Arabic Ṣūr Town (pop., ...
/tuy ree"/, n. Mount, a mountain in Antarctica, near Ronne Ice Shelf. ab. 16,290 ft. (4965 m). * * *
Tyri, Lake
▪ lake, Norway Norwegian  Tyrifjorden        lake, southeastern Norway, in the Ringerike region. Irregular in shape, it ranges up to 20 miles (32 km) in length and ...
/tir"ee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to ancient Tyre or its people. 2. of the color of Tyrian purple. [1505-15; < L Tyri(us) ( < Gk Týrios, deriv. of Týros TYRE) + -AN] * * *
Tyrian purple
1. Also called Tyrian dye. a highly prized crimson or purple dye of classical antiquity, originally obtained at great expense from a certain shellfish: later shown to be an ...
Tyr·i·an purple (tĭrʹē-ən) n. A reddish dyestuff obtained from the bodies of certain mollusks of the genus Murex and highly prized in ancient times.   [After Tyre.] * * *
—tyronic /tuy ron"ik/, adj. /tuy"roh/, n., pl. tyros. a beginner in learning anything; novice. Also, tiro. [1605-15; < L tiro recruit] Syn. neophyte, learner. * * *
tyrocidine [tī΄rō sīd′'n, tī΄rəsī′dēn΄] n. 〚 TYRO(
/ti rohl", tuy-, tuy"rohl/; Ger. /tee rddohl"/, n. 1. an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land. 2. a province in W Austria. 586,139; 4883 sq. mi. ...
/ti roh"lee euhn, tuy-/, adj. 1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the Tyrol or its inhabitants. 2. designating or typifying the peasant dress of the Tyrol, esp. a man's ...
Tyrolean hat
Tyrolean hat n. a man's soft felt hat with a somewhat conical crown that is flat and creased at the top, a narrow brim partially turned up, and, usually, a feather for ...
/tir'euh leez", -lees", tuy'reuh-/, adj., n., pl. Tyrolese. Tyrolean. Also, Tirolese. [1800-10; TYROL + -ESE] * * *
/ti roh'lee en", tuy-/; Fr. /tee rddaw lyen"/, n., pl. Tyroliennes /-lee enz"/; Fr. /-lyen"/. 1. a dance of the Tyrolean peasants. 2. a song or melody, characteristically a ...
/tuy rohn"/ or, for 2, /tuy"rohn/, n. 1. a former administrative county in W Northern Ireland: replaced by several new districts 1973. 2. a male given name. * * * I Former ...
Tyrone, Conn O'Neill, 1st Earl of
▪ Irish leader byname  Conn the Lame , Irish  Conn Bacach , Conn also spelled  Con  born c. 1480 died 1559       the first of the O'Neills to emerge as leaders of ...
Tyrone, Hugh O'Neill, 2nd earl of
born с 1540 died July 20, 1616, Rome, Papal States Irish rebel. Born into the powerful O'Neill family of Ulster, he grew up in London, then returned to Ireland (1568) to ...
/tuy"roh si nays', -nayz', tir"oh-/, n. Biochem. an oxidizing enzyme, occurring in plant and animal tissues, that catalyzes the aerobic oxidation of tyrosine into melanin and ...
/tuy"reuh seen', -sin, tir"euh-/, n. Biochem. a crystalline amino acid, HOC6H4CH2CH(NH2)COOH, abundant in ripe cheese, that acts as a precursor of norepinephrine and dopamine. ...
/tuy'roh si nee"mee euh, tir'oh-/, n. Pathol. an inherited disorder of tyrosine metabolism that can lead to liver and kidney disease and mental retardation unless controlled by a ...
/tuy'roh si noh"sis, tir'oh-/, n. Pathol. a condition characterized by abnormally large amounts of tyrosine in the urine, caused by faulty metabolism. [1930-35; TYROSINE + ...
ty·ro·thri·cin (tī'rō-thrīʹsĭn) n. A gray-brown mixture consisting mainly of tryocidine and gramicidin, used as a topical antibiotic in treating infections caused by ...
/tear, tyuur/, n. Tyr. * * *
Tyrrell, George
▪ Irish theologian born Feb. 6, 1861, Dublin, Ire. died July 15, 1909, Storrington, Sussex, Eng.       Irish-born British Jesuit priest and philosopher, a prominent ...
Tyrrell, Ken
▪ 2002 Alan Henry Robert Kenneth Tyrrell        British automobile racing team owner (b. May 3, 1924, Surrey, Eng.—d. Aug. 25, 2001, Surrey), provided the cars, ...
Tyrrell, Lake
▪ lake, Victoria, Australia       shallow, salt-crusted depression of 70 sq mi (180 sq km), in the Mallee district, northwestern Victoria, Australia, 195 mi (314 km) ...
Tyrrell, Sir James
▪ English soldier died 1502, London       English soldier and royal official alleged by the 16th-century Humanist Sir Thomas More (More, Sir Thomas) to have murdered ...
Tyrrhenian Sea
/ti ree"nee euhn/ a part of the Mediterranean, bounded by W Italy, Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily. * * * Italian Mare Tirreno Arm of the Mediterranean Sea. It is located ...
Tyr·rhe·ni·an Sea (tə-rēʹnē-ən) An arm of the Mediterranean Sea between the Italian peninsula and the islands of Corsica, Sardinia, and Sicily. The Strait of Messina ...
/tuy"ree euhs, tuy"ryoohs/, n. Rom. Legend. a shepherd. The killing of his tame stag by Ascanius was a cause of the war between Aeneas' Trojans and the people of Latium. Also, ...
/terr tee"euhs/, n. fl. 7th century B.C., Greek poet. * * * ▪ Greek poet flourished middle of the 7th century BC, Sparta [Greece]       Greek elegiac poet, author of ...
Tyrwhitt, Thomas
▪ English scholar born March 27, 1730, London died Aug. 15, 1786, London  English scholar especially notable for his work on the medieval English poet Geoffrey Chaucer. In ...
/tir"it wil"seuhn/, n. Gerald Hugh, 14th Baron Berners /berr"neuhrz/, 1883-1950, English composer, painter, and author. * * *
(1966– ) a US boxer who became the World Heavyweight Champion (1987–90 and 1996). He was sent to prison (1992–5) for rape (= the sex act forced on somebody). In 1996 he was ...
Tyson, Cicely
▪ American actress born Dec. 19, 1933, New York, N.Y., U.S.    American model and actress noted for her vivid portrayals of strong African American ...
Tyson, Edward
▪ English physician born 1650, Bristol, Somerset [now North Somerset], England died August 1, 1708, London       English physician and pioneer of comparative anatomy ...
Tyson, Mike
in full Michael Gerald Tyson born June 30, 1966, Brooklyn, N.Y., U.S. U.S. boxer. A member of street gangs in his youth, Tyson was sent to reform school, where his boxing ...
Tyson,Michael Gerald
Ty·son (tīʹsən), Michael Gerald. Known as “Mike.” Born 1966. American prizefighter. In 1986 he became the youngest ever to win the world heavyweight title, which he held ...
/tuydh/, n., v.t., v.i., tythed, tything. Brit. tithe. * * *
Tytler, James
▪ Scottish editor born c. 1747, Fearn, Ross and Cromarty, Scot. died Jan. 11, 1804, Salem, Mass., U.S.  Scottish editor of Encyclopædia Britannica's second edition, who was ...
/tyooh men"/; Russ. /tyooh myen"/, n. a city in the SW Russian Federation in Asia. 456,000. * * * ▪ Russia also spelled  Tiumen, or T'umen        ', city and ...
Tyus, Wyomia
▪ American athlete born August 29, 1945, Griffin, Georgia, U.S.       American sprinter who held the world record for the 100-metre race (1964–65, 1968–72) and was ...
Tyutchev, Fyodor Ivanovich
▪ Russian writer Tyutchev also spelled  Tiutchev   born Dec. 5 [Nov. 23, Old Style], 1803, Ovstug, Russia died July 27 [July 15], 1873, St. Petersburg  Russian writer who ...
▪ mineral       radioactive, yellow, soft, and waxy uranium and vanadium oxide mineral, Ca(UO2)2(VO4)2·5–8H2O. It is considered to be the calcium analogue of ...
ty·yn (tĭ-ĭnʹ) n. pl. tyyn See table at currency.   [Uzbek.] * * *
/tuy"zeen/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of tetrahydrozoline. * * *
Tz'u Hsi
/tsooh" shee"/ 1835-1908, empress dowager of China: regent 1862-73, 1875-89, 1898-1908. Also, Tzu Hsi. * * *
Seph. /tsah deek"/; Ashk., Eng. /tsah"dik/, n., pl. tzaddikim Seph. /tsah dee keem"/; Ashk., Eng. /tsah dee"kim, -dik"im/. Hebrew. zaddik. * * *
or zaddik One who embodies the religious ideals of Judaism. The term is used repeatedly in the Old Testament and in the Talmud, which asserts that the continued existence of ...
/zahr, tsahr/, n. czar. * * *
Tzara, Tristan
▪ French author original name  Samuel Rosenstock  born 1896, Moineşti, Rom. died December 1963, Paris       Romanian-born French poet and essayist known mainly as ...
/zahr"deuhm, tsahr"-/, n. czardom. * * *
/zahr"euh vich, tsahr"-/, n. czarevitch. * * *
tzarevitch [tsär′ə vich, zär′ə vich] n. var. of CZAREVITCH * * *
/zah rev"neuh, tsah-/, n. czarevna. * * *
/zah ree"neuh, tsah-/, n. czarina. * * *
/zahr"iz euhm, tsahr"-/, n. czarism. * * *
/zahr"ist, tsahr"-/, adj., n. czarist. * * *
/zah ris"tik, tsah-/, adj. czarist. * * *
/zah rit"seuh, tsah-/, n. czaritza. * * *
Seph. /tseuh dah kah"/; Ashk. /tseuh daw"keuh/, n. Hebrew. charity or the giving of charity. Also, zeda-kah. * * *
Chin. /dzu"goong"/, n. Older Spelling. Zigong. * * *
Mayan Indian group of central Chiapas state in southern Mexico. Traditionally an agricultural people, they cultivate corn (maize), beans, chiles, squash, manioc, and peanuts ...
Chin. /dzu"baw"/, n. Older Spelling. Zibo. * * *
tzetze fly
/tset"see, tet"-, tsee"tsee, tee'-/. See tsetse fly. Also called tzetze. * * *
Tzetzes, John
▪ Byzantine scholar born c. 1110 died after 1180       Byzantine didactic poet and scholar who preserved much valuable information from ancient Greek literature and ...
/tsi gahn"/, adj. 1. (often l.c.) of, consisting of, or pertaining to Gypsies: Tzigane music. n. 2. a Gypsy, esp. a Hungarian one. [1880-85; < F tzigane, prob. < Hungarian ...
/tsi gah"nee/, adj., n., pl. Tziganies. Tzigane. * * *
/tsim"is/, n. 1. Also, tsimmes. Jewish Cookery. any of various sweetened combinations of vegetables, fruit, and sometimes meat, prepared as a casserole or stew. 2. fuss; uproar; ...
tzitzit [tsit′sis, tsēt sēt′] pl.n. alt. sp. of ZIZIT * * *
Seph. Heb. /tsee tseet"/; Ashk. Heb., Eng. /tsit"sis/, n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) Judaism. zizith. Also, tzitzit, tzitzis. * * *
Tzom Gedaliah
/tsawm" geuh dahl"yeuh/ a Jewish fast day observed on the third day of the month of Tishri in memory of the treacherous murder of Gedaliah, Jewish governor of Judah appointed by ...
Mayan Indian group of central Chiapas state in southern Mexico. They live at high elevations where the climate is cool and precipitation is heavy during the rainy season. They ...
(as used in expressions) K'ung fu tzu Han fei tzu Huai nan tzu Lao tzu Lieh tzu Meng tzu Mo tzu Sun tzu Hsün tzu Chuang tzu Li Tzu ch'eng shih tzu * * *
Tzu Ssu
▪ Chinese philosopher Pinyin  Zi Si,  also called  (Wade–Gile romanization) K'ung Chi  born 483 died 402 BC       Chinese philosopher, grandson of Confucius, ...
▪ Chinese philosophy       (Chinese: “naturalness”), in Chinese Taoism, an ideal state of human existence that results from living in complete harmony with the ...

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