Complete Definition of "tier"

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English

Etymology 1
-er|tie

Pronunciation
(RP): tÄ«'É, /Ëtaɪ.É/, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
(US): /Ëtaɪ.É/, /<tt>"[email protected]`</tt>/
:Homophones: tire, tyre

Noun
en-noun

  1. defn|English
    1. One who ties (knots, etc).
  2. Something that ties.

Etymology 2
Maybe from MF. < OF., from tirer.

Pronunciation
(RP): tî, /ËtɪÉ/, /<tt>"[email protected]</tt>/
(US): tîr, /ËtɪÉ/, /<tt>"[email protected]`</tt>/
:Homophones: tear (as in droplet from ones' eye)

Noun
en-noun

  1. defn|English
  2. A layer or rank, especially of seats or a wedding cake.

Translations

Danish: lag
Dutch: laag f, rang m
Finnish: kerros, taso
French: rang#French|rang m
German: Schicht f, Rang m, Etage f
mid
Italian: Strato m
Japanese: 層, é層
Polish: warstwa, rzÄd (np. krzeseÅ), kondygnacja, poziom
Portuguese: camada f
Spanish: capa f, enlace m

Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. To arrange in layers.
  2. To cascade in an overlapping sequence.

Category:English heteronyms

et:tier
el:tier
fa:tier
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io:tier
it:tier
la:tier
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te:tier
vi:tier
tr:tier
zh:tier

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