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syzygy in astronomy, the alignment, either in conjunction or opposition, of three celestial bodies within the same gravitational system, esp. the sun, moon, and earth. [3 definitions]
sz. abbreviation of "size."
T abbreviation of "true," in agreement with fact.
t the twentieth letter of the English alphabet. [3 definitions]
TA abbreviation of "teaching assistant."
Ta symbol of the chemical element tantalum.
tab a small, flat projection, such as a loop, strap, or flap, used for pulling, hanging, or opening, or as a means of identifying something. [7 definitions]
tabard formerly, a capelike jacket worn outdoors by peasants. [3 definitions]
tabby a domestic cat with gray striped fur. [3 definitions]
tabernacle a place of worship, esp. a spacious one. [3 definitions]
tabes dorsalis a disease of the nervous system, usu. caused by syphilis and characterized by pain and an increasing loss of voluntary motor control and organ distress.
tab key the tabulator on a typewriter.
table an article of furniture, usu. with a flat, horizontal top and supported by one or more vertical legs. [11 definitions]
tableau an artistically arranged group of actors who remain motionless for a moment on stage, as at the end of a scene. [2 definitions]
tableau vivant living picture (French); a scene, statue, or picture depicted by costumed and posed actors who remain silent and motionless.
tablecloth a cloth used to cover a dining table in order to protect its surface during a meal.
table d'hôte a complete meal offered at a restaurant or hotel with a fixed list of courses and a set price. (Cf. à la carte, prix fixe.)
table-hop (informal) to move from table to table to visit and talk at a party, nightclub, restaurant, or the like.
tableland a level, elevated expanse of land; plateau.
table linen tablecloths, napkins, place mats, and the like.
table saw a circular saw positioned beneath a table so that its blade projects above the surface, allowing it to cut objects placed on top of the table.