A form of musical notation indicating fingering rather than the pitch of notes, commonly used for stringed instruments
An engraved tablet etc.
An item of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on one or more legs.
A flat tray which can be used as a table.
A matrix or grid of data arranged in rows and columns.
A collection of arithmetic calculations arranged in a table, such as multiplications in a multiplication table.
The children were practising multiplication tables.
Don"t you know your tables?
Here is a of natural logarithms.
(computing) A lookup table, most often a vector.
(musical instruments) The top of a stringed instrument, particularly a member of the violin family: the side of the instrument against which the strings vibrate.
verb (tabl, ing)
To put on a table.
(context, UK, Canadian English) To propose for discussion (from to put on the table)
The legislature tabled the amendment, so we will start discussing it now.
To delay, or permanently postpone a motion before a meeting.
The motion was tabled ensuring that it would not be taken until a later date.
To hold back to a later time; to postpone.
The legislature tabled the amendment, so we will not be discussing it until later.
To tabulate; to put into a table.
a small drum
a low stool in the form of a drum
a low stand or embroidery frame in the same shape
(music) instruction indicating silence on the part of the performers of a piece
a hinged board or hatch at the rear of a vehicle that can be lowered for loading and unloading; a tailboard
either of the downstream gates in a canal lock
verb (tailgat, ing)
To drive dangerously close behind another vehicle
That idiot has been tailgating me for the last five minutes.
a percussion musical instrument, instrument consisting of a small usu. wooden hoop closed on one side with a drum frame and featuring jingle, jingling metal disks on the tread; it is usu. held in the hand and shaken rhythmically.
a flat gong (without knob) that is struck with a felt-covered hammer
A Latin American ballroom dance in 2/4 or 4/4 time.
The letter T in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
The letter T in the NATO phonetic alphabet.
(slang) terrorist, used amongst special police forces, derived from the NATO phonetic alphabet.
A rapid dance in 6/8 time, originating in Italy, or a piece of music for such a dance.
(music) In solfège, the seventh note of a major scale (the note B in the fixed-do system): si.
A style of music characterised by electronic sounds and fast, energetic, very repetitive rhythms. There are numerous subgenres; however, contrary to popular belief, Neither Trance or House are subgenres of techno. Techno is, itself, a subgenre of electronic dance music (or EDM)
See w:Techno music, techno, w:Trance music, trance and w:House music, house.
one who divulges private information with intent to hurt others
tattletale; squealer (U.S. slang)
something that serves to reveal something else
The was the lipstick on her shirt collar.
(nautical) a length of yarn or ribbon attached to a sail or shroud etc to indicate the direction of the flow of the air relative to the boat
revealing something not intended to be known
His eye was blinking, a signal that he was lying.
He blushed when he approached, a sign that he was happy to see him.
A tendency to anger or lose patience easily.
He has quite a when dealing with salespeople.
The heat treatment to which a metal or other material has been subjected; a material that has undergone a particular heat treatment.
To moderate or control.
Temper your language around children.
To heat-treat a material, particularly a metal.
Next, the steel by dropping the white hot metal into cold water.
To mix clay, plaster or mortar with water to obtain the proper consistency
(music) Pertaining to the well-tempered scale, where the twelve notes per octave of the standard keyboard are tuned in such a way that it is possible to play music in any major or minor key and it will not sound perceptibly out of tune.
(plural of, tempo)
noun (pl=tempos, pl2=tempi)
(plural:tempos) a frequency or rate
(plural:tempos) (chess) a move which is part of one's own plan or strategy and forces, e.g. by means of a check or attacking a piece, the opponent to make a move which is not bad but of no use for him.
(plural:tempi) (Music) The number of beats per minute in a piece of music; also, an indicative term denoting approximate rate of speed in written music (examples: allegro, andante)
(archaic) musical part or section that holds or performs the main melody, as opposed to the contratenor bassus and contratenor altus, who perform countermelodies.
musical range or section higher than bass and lower than alto. Also a person, instrument, or group that performs in that range.
tone, as in "I don't like the of this conversation."
(linguistics) The subject in a metaphor to which attributes are ascribed.
of or pertaining to the tenor part or range
He has a voice.
(music) A tempo mark directing that a note or passage is to be held for the full time
(music) A passage having this mark
(music) describing a passage having this mark
(music) In a sustained manner
w:Greek mythology, Terpsichore ("delight of dancing") was one of the nine Muses, ruling over dance and the dramatic chorus. She is usually depicted sitting down, holding a lyre.
noun (tessitur, e)
the vocal range of a singer
1995: Byrne shrugged. He started writing a bravura / Opera based on Cleopatra"s death, / Exploiting all Maria"s , / With a high F before her final breath. " Anthony Burgess, Byrne
In music a is any set of four different pitch classes.
a baroque lute having an extra set of open base strings.
An electronic musical instrument that generates sound of varying pitch and volume depending on the proximity of the musician's hands to two antennae mounted on the instrument.
A statement supported by arguments.
A written essay submitted for a university degree.
(italbrac, company) w:Treasure Island Hotel and Casino, Treasure Island Hotel and Casino.
An item of clothing consisting of a strip of cloth tied around the neck, often under the collar of a shirt. See also bow tie, black tie.
The situation in which one or more participants in a competition are placed equally. (Synonym: draw).
(cricket) The situation at the end of all four innings of a match where both sides have the same total of runs (different to a draw).
(statistics) One or more equal values or sets of equal values in the data set.
(surveying) A bearing and distance between a lot corner or point and a benchmark or iron off site.
A piece of wire embedded in paper, strip of plastic with ratchets, or similar object which is wound around something and tightened.
(context, rail transport, US) A horizontal wooden or concrete structural member that supports and ties together railway lines.
verb (ties, tying, tied)
(transitive) To twist (a string, rope, or the like) around itself securely.
Tie this rope in a knot for me, please.
Tie the rope to this tree.
(transitive) To form (a knot or the like) by tying a string or the like.
Tie a knot in this rope for me, please.
(transitive) To attach or fasten (one thing to another) by tying a string or the like.
Tie him to the tree.
(transitive) To secure (something) by tying a string or the like.
''Tie your shoes.
(intransitive) To have the same score or position as another in a competition or ordering.
They tied for third place.
(transitive) To have the same score or position as (another) in a competition or ordering.
He tied me for third place.
The quality of a sound independent of its pitch and volume.
(music) a numerical sign placed on a stave to indicate the meter; the numerator is the number of beats per bar, the denominator represents the value of each beat
(context, pluralia tantum, musici) The set of precision kettledrums in an orchestra.
A group of three people or things, especially musicians.
(context, music) A piece of music written for three musicians.
(context, music) A passage in the middle of a minuet, frequently in a different key.
A group of three or one of a group of three.
One of a group of three siblings born at the same time to the same mother.
(music) A group of three notes played or written where two notes would ordinarily be; a form of tuplet
A musical instrument in the brass family, having a cylindrical bore, and usually a sliding tube (but sometimes piston valves, and rarely both). Most often refers to the tenor trombone, which is the most common type of trombone and has a fundamental tone of Bâ™ËŒ (contra Bâ™).
A small wheel or roller, specifically the wheel of a gun-carriage.
: "Put that cannon up once, and I'll answer for it that no Injin faces it. 'Twill be as good as a dozen sentinels," answered Joel. "As for mountin', I thought of that before I said a syllable about the crittur. There's the new -wheels in the court, all ready to hold it, and the carpenters can put the hinder part to the whull, in an hour or two
The ball on top of a flagpole.
(nautical) On a wooden mast, a circular disc of wood at the top of the mast, usually with holes or sheaves to reeve signal halyards.
: A line of fifty trucks from the Zenith Steel and Machinery Company was attacked by strikers-rushing out from the sidewalk, pulling drivers from the seats, smashing carburetors and commutators, while telephone girls cheered from the walk, and small boys heaved bricks.
(context, originally, US) Any motor vehicle designed for carrying cargo, also including vans and pickups.
A garden cart, a two-wheeled wheelbarrow.
A small wagon pushed or pulled by hand or (obsolete) pulled by an animal, of various designs, as with those in hotels for moving luggage, or in libraries for transporting books for reshelving.
: From the doors of these rooms went men with loaded trucks, to the platform where freight cars were waiting to be filled; and one went out there and realized with a start that he had come at last to the ground floor of this enormous building.
A flatbed railway car.
The pivoting frame of a railway car that supports the wheels and allows them to make turns.