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Ticchen nA kid, a young goat, a titchen
Tidder vbTo be productive or prolific. 2. to produce offspring; to tudder.
Tide nA portion. 2. extent with space of time, an age, a season, a while. 3. a point in the duration of the day, month or year. 4. an action with repetition; occasion. 5. a suitable, fit, opportune or favourable season or proper time or occasion. 6. an appointed or fixed time; a definite time in the course of the day, such as eventide, noontide. 7. a point at which any hour is completed; as at tenth tide of the day. 8. a more or less definite point or season in the course of a year, or of life; such as winter-tide, New year-tide. 9. an anniversary of or festival, village fair of the church's saints, such as St Boltulf tide or day.
Tide vbTo happen, befall, betide. 2. to fall as a lot or portion. 3. to fare, get on well or ill. 4. to meet with or experience good or evil fortune. 5. to carry forward, as time does. 6. to carry through an undertaking, to enable, to overcome a difficulty.
Tide phr"At Neap Tide" - a tide whose rise and fall is least marked, occurring seven and one half days after the time of the new moon and the full moon. 2. during the falling or low tide of the sea. 3. minimum tide when the sun's attraction is pulling contrary to the moon's.
Tide phr"At Flood Tide" - the rising level of the sea.
Tide phr"At High Tide" - the rising level of the sea.
Tide phr"At Spring Tide" - maximum tide when the sun's attraction is pulling in conjunction with the moon.
Tide phr"Swim Against the Tide" - act, behave in a way that is opposite to most other people actionss, behavior, opinions.
Tide phr"The Turn of the Tide" - the tide turns: a change of fortune; the course of events; trend of opinion, feelings change, (usually with the implication of improvement). 2. the tide has turned; conditiions have changed.
Tide phr"Tide Over" - enable a person get over, live through, surmount turmoil, difficulty, stressful situations. 2. to manage temporarily.
Tidefall nA waterfall that empties directly into the sea; a coastal waterfall. 2. the transition of tides to or from high tide and low tide.
Tideful adjSeasonable, opportune, right, fit or convenient of time.
Tidefulness nFit or expedient season. 2. state or condition of being tideful.
Tidefully advOpportune, fittingly, conveniently.
Tide-gate nA gate which is opened to let water flow into a basin at high tide, and shut at ebb time to prevent water flowing out.
Tideland nLand that is submerged at high tide.
Tideless adjHaving no tide.
Tideless-blooded adjWhose blood is unstirred by passion or emotion.
Tidelessness nThe state or condition of having no tide.
Tidelike adjResembling or characteristic of a tide in one aspect or other.
Tideline nThe edge defined by the tide on the shore.
Tidelock nA lock with twin-gates, between tidal harbor and basin behind it, by means which vessels can pass in and out any time without waiting for high tide.
Tidemark nA mark made by the tide at high water. 2. a mark left around a bath at the level of the water in it. 3. a line on a person's body marking the extent to which it has been washed.
Tidemill nA mill with a waterwheel driven by the tide.
Tidepool nTide pools or rock pools are shallow pools of seawater that form on the rocky inter-tidal shore. Many of these pools exist as separate bodies of water only at low tide.
Tidesman nA customhouse officer who goes on board a merchant ship to secure payment of the duties; a tide-waiter.
Tide-water nThat part of the river estuary which is affected by water brought by or affected by the tide. 2. water which inundates the land at high tide; tidewater. 3. water affected by the tide on the seacoast r in a river; the seacoast.
Tide-water adjPertaining to the tide water. 2. situated on the seacoast.
Tidewave nan undulation of water passing around the earth and causing high and low tides.
Tideway nA channel in which the tide runs, esp.the tidal part of the river. 2. the ebb or flow in a tidal channel. 3. a channel in which a tide sets.
Tidewheel nA water-wheel operated by the ebb and flow of the tide.
Tiding nSomething that happens. 2. event, incident, occurrence. 3. custom, usage. 4. announcement of an event; piece of news. 5. flow or rising of the tide; fig. a rising or surge.
Tidingman nIn Marylands and parts of New England, an officer elected and charged with the responsibility of preventing disorderly conduct; a law enforcement officer.
Tidings nReport, news, intelligence. 2. information, indication, trace.
Tidings-bearer nNewsman, news-bringer, reporter, news-maker. intelligence informer.
Tidingless adjWithout tidings or news.
Tiding time nDuration of time or occurrence; "the seizure lasted until the tiding time and then went off in a gentle kindly sweats in the ebbs.
Tie nNeck wear consisting of a long narrow piece of material worn (mostly by men) under a collar and tied in knot at the front; necktie. 2. a social or business relationship. affiliation, association, tie-up. 3. equality of score in a contest. 4. a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; beam. 5. a fastener that serves to join or connect; during construction; link, linkup, tie-in. 6. the finish of a contest in which the score is tied and the winner is undecided; draw, standoff. 7. in music a slur over two notes of the same pitch; indicates that the note is to be sustained for their combined time value. 8. one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track. tie, railroad tie, crosstie, sleeper. 9. a cord (or string or ribbon or wire etc.) with which something is tied.
Tie vbFasten or secure with a rope, string, or cord, bind. 2. finish a game with an equal number of points, goals, etc. 3. limit or restrict to. 4. connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; connect, link, link up 5. form a knot or bow in. 6. create social or emotional ties; bond. 7. perform a marriage ceremony; : marry, wed, splice, "tie the knot". 8. make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies. 9. unite musical notes by a tie.
Tie phr"Have One's Hands Tied" - be restricted by rules and regulations.
Tie phr"Tie Back" - draw, fasten back or behind something that is free and loose and attach it in place.
Tie phr"Tie Down" - to fasten down, restrict or hinder a person's freedom, opportunities. 2. make somebody decide or limit or restrict someone's freedom of movement. 3. occupy, engage the attention of somebody, so that the movement is difficult. 4. to follow or conform to. 5. to have responsibiities making alternative activities difficult.
Tie phr"Tie Hand and Foot" - to be completely hampered by restrictions or obligations.
Tie phr"Tie In" - bring in or have a close association or agreement with.
Tie phr"Tie In With." - be logically associated with. 2. match, fit, make something correspond to or with; be consistent with something.
Tie phr"Tie On" - attach something with a string or cord.
Tie phr"Tie Someone Hands" - to prevent a person acting as he/she see fit.
Tie phr"Tie Someone's Hands Behind Their Back" - restrict somebody's activities, power or authority to do something.
Tie phr"Tie Someone Own." - make someone decide, or restrict somebody freedom.
Tie phr"Tie Something Up" - to finalize the arrangements for something.
Tie phr"Tie the Knot" - get married, wed, get hitched.
Tie phr"Tie Up" - tie or fasten securely with cord, string, rope etc; make a parcel of. 2. invest or reserve capital etc so that it is not immediately at hand or available for use. 3. to bequeath money under certain restrictions. 4. moor a boat. 5. secure an animal. 6. obstruct, prevent from acting freely. 7. secure or complete an undertaking or arrangements of an organization. 8. full occupy, engage or keep a person busy.
Tie phr"Tie Up in Knots" - confuse, bamboozle, confabulate.
Tie-back nA decorative strip or fabric or cord for holding a curtain back from the window. 2. to tie or fasten back. 3. a loop of cloth, cord, etc., which is placed around a curtain to hold it open to one side. 4. in journalism, a newspaper rewrite or short synopsis of the information presented in the original story. in order to refresh the memories of readers who saw the old story and to update new readers.
Tie-back wall nA brick wall reinforced with horizontal wires for stability.
Tie-beam nA horizontal beam or timber connecting two rafters in a roof or roof-truss.
Tie-break na means of deciding a winner from competitors who have tied.
Tie-breaker nA rule, or further period of play devised to decide a winner in a sorting event or game with a tied score.
Tie-breaking nSomething serving as a tiebreaker.
Tied adj(Of a house) occupied subject to the tenant working for the owner. 2. (of a public house) that is owned by the brewery and is bound to supply the products produced or specified by that brewery.
Tied-house nA hotel which is restricted to dealing with one particular brewery for its supplies of ale and beer etc.
Tie-in na connection, association or relation. 2. a form of sales or advertising that offers or requires more than a single purchase. 3. the joint promotion of related commodities etc (e.g. a book and a film).
Tie-in-sale nA sale in which the buyer, in order to get the article, he wants is required to buy a second article.
Tie-less adjWithout or not wearing a necktie.
Tie-line nA transmission line connecting parts of a system, esp. a telephone line connecting two private branch exchanges.
Tie-pin nAn ornamental pin for holding a tie in place.
Tie-rod nAn iron bar connecting two parts of a structure.
Tie-up nAn arrangement between two business firms to advertise each other's goods; a connection, or association. 2. a situation starting from a breakdown of machinery, strike, blockade, obstruction, impasse in which further progress or operation is impossible. part of the barn where cows and oxen are kept.
Tight nOnly in O.E., the action of drawing, draught, going, cause, way. 2. bring-up, rearing, training, educator, good breeding, good behavior.
Til prepUntil
Tile nA flat thin rectangular slab,as of fired clay or rubber or linoleum, used to cover surfaces, such as roofing, wall or draining or floor tile. 2. game equipment consisting of a flat thin piece marked with characters and used in board games like Mah-Jong, 3. a stiff hat. (coll).
Tile vbCovered with tiles, roofed or laid with tiles.
Tile adjOE: serviceable, good, excellent. 2. gain, profit, wealth, possessions.
Tile phr"On the Tiles" - having a spree; out enjoying oneself.
Tiled adjConstructed form, or decorated with tiles.
Tile earth nA species of strong, clayey earth; stiff and stubborn land.
Tile-less adjwithout tiles; tileless.
Tile-maker nSome one who makes tiles.; a tilemaker.
Tile-making nThe manufacture of tiles.
Tiler nA tradesman who covers various surfaces with tiles.
Tiles phr"On the tiles." - out at night enjoying oneself.
Tiling nThe action of tiling; covering with tiles.
Tile-shard nA broken piece or fragment of tile
Tilestone nA kind of laminated slate or sandstone belonging to some of the layers of the Upper Silurian.
Tile-theeker nOne who covers roofs with tiles. 2. a roofer; "thatcher"
Tile-work nThe tiled surface of something or the arrangement of tiles on a surface.
Tile-wright nA maker of tiles.
Tiling nA covering of tiles. 2. the act of applying tiles. 3. in geometry a tessellation; the covering of a plane with shapes, without overlaps or gaps. 4. in computing theory a technique for optimizing loops by partitioning the iteration space into smaller chunks or blocks that will more easily fit in a cache.
Till vbTo labor, work for, or at, to cultivate, plow. 2. to labor after, seek after, provide to, get by effort, to acquire or earn by labor. 3. to take care; to attend to medically; to treat a patient or a disease. 4. to bestow labor and attention, such as plowing, harrowing, manuring, etc; on land to make it fit for raising crops and cultivation. 5. prepare, spread in preparation. 6. set a trap or snare. 7. spread in 8. to pitch a tent.
Till vbTo touch, reach, attain, obtain. 2. to reach, extend to a specific point or distance. 3. to stretch a thing out. 4. to draw away, to draw, attract, persuade. 5. entice, allure, coax, win over, proceed.
Tilled adjCovered with tiles.
Tiller nOne who tills the soil or cultivate any crop or plant. 2. a husbandman, tillman, tillsman, cultivator, farmer, earth-tiller, tilthman.
Tiller nA plant, a shoot; twig, esp., a shoot or sucker from the root. 2. a young tree, sapling; esp., a stock, shoot raising from the stock or stem of a felled tree.
Tillered adjHaving several shoots spreading from the roots; also fig. renewed growth.
Tillerman nA tiller of the soil.
Till-hew vbTo cut or hew in pieces.
Tilling nThe cultivation or the act of cultivation of land in order to raise crops.
Tilly adjAbounding in, or of the nature of tilly or tenacious clay.
Tillman nA man who tills the earth; a husbandman.
Tilt nLate Middle English (in the sense ‘fall or cause to fall, topple’): perhaps related to Old English tealt ‘unsteady’, or perhaps of Scandinavian origin and related to Norwegian tylten ‘unsteady’ 2. a medieval sport in which competitors charge one another with a lance whilst on horseback. 3. a thrust with a lance. 4. a sloping position or movement. 5. an upwards or downwards pivoting movement of a camera. 6. an inclination or bias.
Tilt n(OE teld: a tent) - a tent; the canvas covering of a cart; a small canvas awning over the stern-sheets of a boat.
Tilt vbTo cover with an awning.
Tilt vbTo raise one end of; to tip up. 2. to thrust as with a lance. 3. to forge with a tilt-hammer. 4. to charge on horseback with a lance. 5.
Tilt phr"At Full Tilt" - at full speed.
Tilt phr"Have a Tilt at" - make innuendoes about.
Tilt phr"Run Full tilt at" - run very rapidly.
Tilt phr"Tilt at Windmills" - attack imaginary enemies, supposing them to be real
Tilth nLabour, the act of labour, work or effort directed to useful or profitable ends. 2. right-tilth or honest labour. 3. labour in cultivation, agricultural work, husbandry. 4. the cultivation or knowledge in morality, religion or the mind. 5. the result or produce of tilling, a crop or harvest. 6. land under cultivation, as distinguished from pastures. 7. tilled or arable land, tilth-ground or a ploughed field. 8. prepared surface, soil, "the crumbs." 9. the depth of soil ploughed or cultivated.
Tilth vbTo cultivate, till, plough or plow. 2. to cultivate things of the mind
Tilthing nThe act of cultivation, (fig & lit).
Tilward adjTo the direction of, towards.
Timber nThe wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material; lumber.

2. a beam made of wood. 3. a post made of wood. 4. land that is covered with trees and shrubs, forest, woodland. 5. wood which is proper for buildings or for tools, utensils, furniture, carriages, fences, ships, and the like. 6. the body, stem, or trunk of a tree. 7. material for any structure.

Timber vbTo build, construct, make. 2. of a bird, to build a nest. 3. to construct, have affect, do, form, cause, bring about, bring into existence or operation (any action, condition, etc.) 4. to add fuel to a fire. 5. to support by means of timber, a roof or other structure. 6. to cover or frame with timber. 7. of a tree, to form or produce wood or timber. 8. to surmount as timber. 9. to furnish with timber.
Timber phr"Timber Out" - to divide timber into beams, planks etc.; suitable for building.
Timbered adjCovered with growing trees; wooded. 2. constructed of timber.
Timber-frame nA house built usually factory-prepared sections of timber framework.
Timber-framed adjApplied to a building in which timber is the only structural part of the building, except the foundations. 2. having a timber-frame.
Timber-getter nA timber-cutter; a lumberjack.
Timber-head nA projecting end of a ship's timber used for making fast the hawsers.
Timbering nTimber materials collectively. 2. timber-work; timbers collectively. 3. the act or process of furnishing with timber. 4.temporary timbers used for supporting the sides of an excavations.
Timberland nLand covered with forest yielding timber.
Timberless adjDevoid or without timber.
Timberlike adjResembling or characteristic of timber in one aspect or another.
Timberline nThe tree line above which altitude trees will not grow.
Timberlode nne of the feudal obligations of a serf to supply his lord with cut timber.
Timberman nA person who works with timber. 2. a lumberjack; a man responsible for the timber-props in a mine.
Timber-monger nTrader in timber and timber products.
Timbers nThe variety of woods used. 2. the framework ribs of a boat to which the planking or skin is attached.
Timber-toes nA person with a (wooden) prosthetic.
Timber-trees nA tree suitable for building purposes.
Timber wolf nA type of large North American grey wolf.
Timberwork nWork or constructed of wood, especially the framing of a structure.
Timberyard nA place where cut timber is stored.
Time nIn instance or single occasion for some event. 2. a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something. 3. an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities 4. a suitable moment. 5. the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past. 6. a person's experience on a particular occasion.

7. a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; clock. 8. the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event; fourth dimension. 9. rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration meter, metre. 10: the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; prison term, sentence, time.

Time vbTo befall, happen, farewell, prosper. 2.to measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain per-iod of time. 3. assign a time for an activity or event. 3.set the speed, duration, or execution of. 4.regulate or set the time of, to regulate, or agree with, in time of movement. 5. adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time. 6. to ascertain or record the time, duration, or rate of; as, to time the speed of horses, or hours for workmen. 7. to measure, as in music or harmony. 8. to keep or beat time; to proceed or move in time. 9. to pass time; to delay. [Obs.]
Time phr"Against Time" - with utmost speed, so as to finish by a specified (working against time).
Time phr"Ahead of One's Time." - have, or with, an idea or invention that is too advanced or earlier than expected for one's peers.
Time phr"All In Good Time." - as soon as it seems appropriate. 2. in one's own good time: at a time and place decided by you. 3. in good time; with time to spare.
Time phr"All the Time" - during the whole of times referred to. 2.constantly. 3. at all times.
Time phr"Any Time" - no thanks are necessary.
Time phr"At a Time" - separately in specified groups or numbers, as 'came three at a time'
Time phr"At One Time." - at some unspecified time in the past; formerly.
Time phr"At the Same Time" - simultaneously, at a time that is the same for all; moreover.
Time phr"At Times" - occasionally, intermittently, now and then.
Time phr"Beat Time" - to mark rythmn of the music by the movement of the hand or a baton.
Time phr"Before One's Time" - prematurely.
Time phr"Before Time" - before the due or expected times.
Time phr"Be In Good Time" - punctual.
Time phr"Bide One's Time" - wait for a good chance.
Time phr"Born Before One's Time" - to be more advanced in ideas than one's peers.
Time phr"Bring to Time" - to call to account, discipline, force to conform.
Time phr"Do Time."- serve a prison sentence.
Time phr"Father Time" - the personification of time, especially as an old man with a scythe and hour glass. 2. also 'Old Father Time'
Time phr"For the Time Being" - for the present, meanwhile. 2. until some other arrangement is made.
Time phr"From time to Time" - occasionally, sometimes, once in awhile.
Time phr"Half the Time" - as often as not.
Time phr"Have a Lean Time" - time of difficulty (because of lack of money).
Time phr"Have a Time' - to experience unusual pleasure, difficulty, etc.
Time phr"Have Had One's Time" - in soldier's expression for being ripe for death.
Time phr"Have Not Much Time for" - have a strong dislike for.
Time phr"Have the Time of One's Life" - a period or occasion of exceptional enjoyment.
Time phr"Have a Time of It" - undergo trouble or difficulty.
Time phr"Have the Time" - be able to spend the time.
Time phr"High Time" - the expiration of, or a time past the the expiration of, of a period in which something should have done.
Time phr"If I've Told You Once I've Told you a thousand Times" - I express resentment at the need to constantly repeat some statement.
Time phr"In Good Time" - with time to spare.
Time phr"In No Time" - very soon; very quickly.
Time phr"In One's Own Time" - at whatever rate or pace suits one. 2. in one's own working time.
Time phr"In One's Time" - at or during some previous period of one's life.
Time phr"In the Fullness of Time" - eventually.
Time phr"In Time" - not late, punctual. 2. eventually: in time you may agree. 3. in accordance with a given rhythm or tempo (especially in music)
Time phr"Keep Good Time" - (of a clock) recording time accurately. 2. be habitually punctual. 3. be in good time.
Time phr"Keep time" - sing or move etc in time.
Time phr"Know the Time of Day" - to be smart, wide awake.
Time phr"Living on Borrowed Time" - to live longer than expected.
Time phr"Long Time No See" - it good to see you again.
Time phr"Lose No Time" - act immediately.
Time phr"Make a Time" - make a fuss or to-do.
Time phr"Make Time" - find an occasion when time is available to do something. 2. make sexual advances to.
Time phr"Make (good) Time" - gain time, especially, to make up for lost time by extra speed, as a train. 2. to perform, achieve , arrive in a certain time, as 'make good time' 3. (slang) to impress or influence favorably with.
Time phr"Mark Time" - keep the feet moving as if marching but without going forward or back. 2. (fig) to delay; put in time without doing anything new.
Time phr"Not Before Time" - not too soon; timely. 2. only just in time.
Time phr"Not Give Somebody the Time of Day" - not acknowledge someone; not give someone respect. 2. not do the slightest favor for ; being unwilling to help anybody.. 2. not great or or speak to. 3. have contempt for.
Time phr"No Time" - a very short interval.
Time phr"Not Know the Time of Day" - lack mental alertness and awareness: slow and dull; stupid; sleepy.
Time phr"One at a Time" - singly or in specified groups.
Time phr"One's Time is One's Own" - one is free to arrange one's duties , activities, leisure time, holidays, etc to suit one's own convenience.
Time phr"On Time" - promptly, according to schedule; 2. paid for, or to be paid for, at a later date by installments.
Time phr"Out Of Time" - unseasonable; unseasonably.
Time phr"Play for time" - delay in the hope of gaining an advantage.
Time phr"Take One's Time" - do something at one's own pace.
Time phr"Take Time by the Forelocks" - sieze the moment; carpe diem.
Time phr"There Was a Time" - there was a time when I ...
Time phr"The Time of Day" - the hour by the clock. 2. salutations appropriate to the time of day.
Time phr"Time After Time" - repeatedly; on many occasions; very often. 2. time and time again; time and again.
Time phr"Time Alone Will Tell" - I do not know, nobody knows, at present; one will only in the future.
Time phr"Time and Again" - repeatedly, time after time;
Time phr"Time and a Half" - a rate of pay fifty percent (50%) greater than normal, especially for overtime.
Time phr"Time and Tide Stills for No Man" - action is necessary without delay.
Time phr"Time and Time Again" - very often, on many occasionally, frequently, repetitiously, repeatedly, time and again.
Time phr"Time Flies" - time seems to pass very quickly, more quickly than you notice, when you are occupied doing something.
Time phr"Time Hangs Heavily on One's Hands" - time passes too slowly; the days seem long, because one does not have enough to do, one is bored.
Time phr"Time Has Come to Do Something" - it has now become right, or necessary for somebody to do something.
Time phr"Time Heals All Wounds" - negative feelings eventually go or erode away (anyway, death will always intervene)
Time phr"Time is a Great Healer" - with the passing of time pain, grief, enmity etc come to be less keenly felt.
Time phr"Time is Getting On" - it is getting late.
Time phr"Time Is on the Side Of" - the more time that passes, the longer something takes to begin or finish, the more somebody will be helped, profited, proved right.
Time phr"Time is Ripe" - it is, or was, a very suitable occasion or period (for something to happen or to be done); time is sufficiently advanced to secure the result.
Time phr"Time's Up" - time is up; and the deadline has passed.
Time phr"Time of Day" - the day according to the clock. See: 'not give someone the time of day'
Time phr"Time off" - a period of time where one is not required to work.
Time phr"Time of the Month" - euphemistically, the time when a woman is menstruating (or about to).
Time phr"Time of the Year" - a particular time of the year.
Time phr"Time of Your Life." - a thrilling memorable experience. Time here is an episode, usually an all-to brief period.
Time phr"Time on My Hands." - I'm bored, I haven't enough to do.
Time phr"Time Out" - the intentional ending of an incomplete task after a time limit considered to be enough for it to end. 2. a break from a stressful task or undertaking.
Time phr"Time Out of Mind"- from a time or during a period of human memory. 2. time immemorial.
Time phr"Time Stood Still"- applied to moments of, or periods of ectasy or profound absorption; (there seemed to be no such thing as time.)
Time phr"Time Up!" - stop!
Time phr"Time Was" - it was once true
Time phr"Time with his Sickle."- is time personified; "Time" has an hour-glass in one hand, a sickle in the other."
Time phr"Time When"- or "there was a time when" one was able or accustomed to do something. 2. a period of time.
Time phr"Time You Got a Watch" - a phrase used to reply to the question what timme is it. 2. an expression directed at a habitually punctuality-lacking person.
Time-belt nA time zone, as 'Greenwich Mean Time (G.M.T.)
Timebook nA record of an employees' hours of work.
Timebox nA solitary confinement cell in a prison (a slang term).
Timed adjHappening at a certain time. 2. regulated by time.
Time frame nA specified period of time in which something occurs or is planned.
Timeful adjSeasonable, early in the season, temporal
Time keeper nA person who records time, esp. that of workers or in a game. 2. a watch or clock as regards accuracy. 3. a person as regards punctuality.
Timekeeping nThe recording of times worked by a group of employees. 2. the keeping of time, according to the laws and rules, of a particular game or sporting event. 2. the measurement of time, or determining what the local time is.
Timeless adjUnaffected by time, dateless, unseasonable, untimely. 2. done or occurring before the proper time. 3. having no end, unending; eternal.
Timelessly advIn a timeless manner or way.
Timelessness nState of external existence believed in by some religions characterized by the afterlife. 2. eternity, ever-lastingness, foreverness, never-endingness.
Timelike adjIn mathematics, physics of a four-vector in representing a point in spacetime, having a positive or negative four-vector norm for the metric signature (+, -, -, -) and (-, +, +, +) respectively. 2 in physics of the interval between two events in spacetime having overlapping light cones, so that information can pass from one to the other, and one can be envisaged as a cause of the other.
Timeline nA graphical representation of a chronological sequence of events (past or future). 2. a chronology, a schedule of activities, a timetable.
Timeliness nThe state of being timely; being at the right time, seasonableness. 2. timely convenience. 3. quality or state of being timely, or opportune.
Timeloan nA loan which must be repay by a certain date.
Timelock nA lock that is operated by a timing device, so as to prevent it unlocked before the specified time. 2. a device built into a computer program to stop it operating after a certain time.
Time-locked adjInextricably linked to a certain period of time. 3. secured by a lock.
Timelord nA person (in science fiction literature) who is able to time-travel.
Timely adjWithout ref to time; independently of the passage of time. 2. in good time, opportune.
Timely advOpportunely, seasonably, early.
Time-off nTime for rest or recreation.
Time-of-flight nUsed attributively to describe various processes, devices etc, that use the time as an object or light takes to travel a certain distance.
Time-out nAny interval of rest taken during the course of a regular period of work; brief intermission. 2. a short recess requested by a team during play.
Timer nA timepiece that measures a time interval and signals it's end. 2. a timekeeper in sport or the workplace. 3. a regulator that activates or deactivates a mechanism at set times.
Times vbMultiply of a number.
Time-share nShare in a property under time-sharing.
Timesharing nA computer term in which a number of users at different terminals simultaneously use a single computer for different purposes. 2. in real estate a plan in which persons share ownership or rental costs of a holiday home, entitling each person or participant to use the residence at a specific time each year.
Time sheet nA sheet of paper for recording hours of work etc.
Time-shift vbMove from one time to another, especially (a television program) for later viewing. 2. movement from one time to another.
Time-shifting nIn broadcasting, time shifting is the recording of programming to a storage medium to be viewed or listened to after the live broadcasting. Typically, this refers to TV programming but can also refer to radio shows via podcasts.
Time sink nA time sink (also timesink; time-sink, time-suck), time drain or time-waster is an activity that consumes a significant amount of time, especially one which is seen as a wasteful way of spending it. Although it is unknown when the term was coined, it makes an analogy with heat sink.
Timesome adjOf, or pertaining to, exists in, or subject to time, as opposed eternity. 2. of finite duration, temporal.
Timesomeness nState or condition of being timesome - subject to time, temporalness.
Time-span nA period spanning a duration of time.
Time-step nAn interval.
Time-stepping nIn mathematics, a step wise temporal analyses.
Timestream n(Time-stream) - a metaphorical conception of time as a stream, a flowing body of water. In Brave New Words: The Oxford Dictionary of Science Fiction, the term is more narrowly defined as: "the series of all events from past to future, especially when conceived of as one of many such series"
Time suck nA time consuming activity. 2. a time-sink.
Timeward advTemporal
Time warp nAn imaginary distortion of space in relation to time , whereby persons or objects of one age can be moved to another. 2. a state in which the styles, attitudes etc of a past period are retained, as caught in a 1970s time warp.
Time wave nIn novelty theory, a graph of novelty plotted against time.
Timewise advIn respect of time.
Timework nWork paid for at some much an hour, or day as opposed to piece-work.
Timeworn adjWorn or impaired by the process of time; impaired by age; decayed.
Timing nThe time when something happens. 2. the regulation of occurrence, pace or co-ordination to achieve a desired effect, as in music theatre, athletics. 3. ( mechanics) in an internal combustion engine, the instant ignition takes place and the valves open and close; the controlling mechanism . 4. the act of setting a watch to time. 6. the act of assessing the time taken to do something.
Tin nA silvery-white malleable element resisting corrosion, occurring naturally in cassiterite and other ore, and used esp. in alloys and for plating thin iron or steel sheets to form tin plates. 2. vessel or container made of tin or tinned iron. 3. and air-tight sealed container made of tin plate or aluminium for preserving food. 3. slang: money; cash; a policeman's badge.
Tin phr"As Mad as a Tin Full of Worms" - crazy, wild, irate.
Tin phr"Put the Tin Lid On" - bring something to an aend in an unpleasant way.
Tin vbTo seal food in airtight tin containers for preservation. 2. cover or coat with tin.
Tin phr"Put the Tin Lid On" - be the culmination of. 2. to put a stop to. 3. bring something to an abrupt and conclusive end.
Tin-arsed adjLucky, (Australian slang); also tinny.
Tin blight nAn autocatalytic, allotropic transformation of the element tin, which causes deterioration of tin objects at low temperatures. Tin pest has also been called tin disease, tin blight or tin leprosy (lèpre d'étain).
Tin can nA container made of tin. 2. an empty can made of tin. 3. (slang)a warship; esp., a destroyer.
Tind vbTo kindle, to be kindled, to set on fire, burn.
Tinder nAny dry flammable substance that readily catches fire. 2. a dry substance such as wood that readily catches fire from a spark.
Tinder-box nA container that holds tinder, flint and steel formerly used for starting or kindling fires.
Tinder-dry adjAny flammable substance, so dry, as ready to burn.
Tinderish adjInclined or likely to burn; tenderly.
Tindle nA name given locally, in parts of England, to small fires lighted or lit outdoors at the beginning of May and November.
Tine nA prong on a fork or pitchfork or deer's antler; a tooth. 2. affliction, trouble; distress, vexation; "Cruel winter's tine." (see "teen)
Tine vb.See Tind. to kindle; to set on fire. "To tine the cloven wood."
Tine phr"Tine the Cloven Wood." - set kindle on fire.
Tine vbTo furnish with prongs, a rake, fork, harrow and other similar implements. nb: three-tined: three-prong.
Tin-eared adjTone deaf.
Tin-fish n(Slang): a submarine; a torpedo.
Tinful adjAs much or the amount a tin can hold.
Tin god n(Little Tin God)- The object of an unjustified or misplced veneration. 2. a self-important person who is regarded by himself of by others as of far greater importance that nhe really is.
Tin-hat nA steel hat to protect soldiers from shrapnel. 2. a general officer.
Tin-hat phr"To Put the Tin Hat On." - to bring something to a close or climax.
Tinhorn nA cheap gambler, esp. who acts slowly and gambles for low stakes. 2. poor or contemptible person. 3. an inferior, contemptible, pretentious person.
Tinlike adjResembling or characteristic of tin in some aspect.
Tinman nA man who works in or with tin; a tinsmith. 2. a tin-miner; one who makes tinplate. 3. a dealer in tinware. 4. ship engaged in the carriage of tin ore.
Tinned adjCoated or plated with tin. 2. preserved in air-tight tins; canned.
Tinned dog nAustralian slang: canned meat, camp-pie, bully-beef, spam.
Tinnen adjMade of or consisting of tin.
Tinnet nBrushwood for making or repairing hedges (from OE: tynet.)
Tinnily advIn a tinny way.
Tinniness nThe quality of being tin, particularly in the sense of being cheap, low-quality metal. 2. the thin, unpleasant sound of an instrument made of tin, or any tinny substance used to make a sound.
Tinning adjThe process of plating iron with tin. 2. the processing of canned food iin airtight tins.
Tinny adjOf or like tin. 2. of a metal object: flimsy, insubstantial. 3. of reproduced sound, thin and metallic, lacking low frequencies. 4. making a sound lie tin when struck. 5. Australian slang: lucky.
Tin-opener nA can-opener; a tool or gadget used for opening cans etc.
Tin-pan nNoisy, clamging, inharmonious, tinny.
Tin pot adjCheap, valueless, inferior.
Tinsmith nA worker in tin and tinplate.
Tinsmithing nThe trade of a tinsmith or repairing things of tin or similar alloys.
Tinstone nCassiterite, the chief source of tin.
Tintreg nGrief, affliction, vexation, torment.
Tintregend nOne who afflicts torment and vexation on others.
Tintregh vbOE: to grieve, afflict, vex. 2. to torment. torture. 3. to tintreg.
Tinware nHousehold utensils made of tin plate.
Tin whistle nA small high-pitched metal whistle that is blown for the end like a flute.
Tinwork nArticles made of tin; work with tin. 2. a place or establishment where tin is manufactured or mined.
Tire vbTo fail, diminish, give out, come to an end. 2. to become weak or exhausted from exertion. 4. to have one's strength reduced or worn out by toil or labour. 5. to become fatigued. 5. to become weary by wanting for something. 6. to become weary or exhausted by excess; to have had enough.
Tire phr"Sick and Tired of" - very tired of.
Tire phr"Tired Of " - weary, irritated with , fed up with.
Tire phr"Tire Down" - to exhaust a hunted animal by persistent pursuit; to run down.
Tire phr"Tire Of" - no longer be interested in, or attracted by; weary of.
Tire phr"Tire Out" - exhaust physically or mentally.
Tired adjExhausted, fatigued, worn-out.
Tiredly advIn a tired, weary or jaded manner.
Tiredness nThe state of being tired or fatigued. 2. weariness, fatigue.
Tireless adjOf persons, untiring, proofed against fatigue; indefatigable; unwearied.
Tirelessly advIn a tireless manner; without tiring, untiringly.
Tirelessness nThe quality or condition of being tireless; indefatigableness.
Tiresome adjHaving the property of tiring by continuance, sameness or lack of interest. 2. wearisome, tedious, irritating. 3. loosely, troublesome, disagreeable, unpleasant, irksome, annoying, vexatious.
Tiresomely advIn a tedious manner, tediously, fatiguing.
Tiresomeness nCondition or quality of being tired or weary, wearisome, tedious.
Tiring nProducing exhaustion, exhausting, wearing, wearying. 2. draining, toilsome, trying.
Tiring adjWearied, fatigued, exhausting.
Tiringly advIn a tiring manner; to a wearisome degree.
Tithe nA tenth; the tenth part of anything; specifically, the tenth part of the increase arising from the profits of land and stock, allotted to the clergy for their support, as in England, or devoted to religious or charitable uses. Almost all the tithes of England and Wales are commuted by law into rent charges. 2. a granting, a concession, boon, 3. one whom a concession or grant is made. 4. one successful in prayer or beseeching.
Tithe vbTo levy a tenth part on; to tax to the amount of a tenth; to pay tithes on. 2. to grant, concede, bestow a tithe. 3. to decimate.
Tithe-barn nA barn for holding the parish tithe corn.
Tithed adjSubject to, charged with or liable for the payment of a tithe. 2. taken or paid by way of a tithe.
Tithe-free AdjTo be free or exempt from the payment of a tithe.
Tithe-gatherer nA collector of tithes.
Tithe-less adjwithout tithes, not in receipt of tithes.
Titheman nOne who pays a tithe.
Tither nA receiver, gatherer or exactor of a tithe. 2. one who pays a tithe. 3. a supporter of the system of ecclesiastical tithes.
Titheling nTenth part tithe.
Tithe-monger nOne who deals in tithes.
Tithe-taker nOne who collects tithes.
Tithing nAn Anglo-saxon administrative district comprising ten house holders each responsible for the conduct of the others.
Tithing nThe act of levying, payment and collecting of tithes. 2. a payment of one-tenth of a total. 3. a stook or shock of ten sheaves. 4. one-tenth of anything. 5.a company of ten householders. 6. the killing of every tenth man or beast; a decimation. 7. the killing of all but one man, soldier etc from a group of ten.
Tithingman nA chief man responsible for the collecting of tithes. 2. a parish peace-keeping officer; a petty constable . 3. the head of a tithing, who rules or leads a group of ten householder in a small Saxon township.
Tiver nA kind of ochre ( red) or coloring used in marking sheep. 2. a secret or magical writing; a charm, talisman; sorcery.
Tiver vbTo mark or colour with tiver or red ochre.
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