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traveler someone or something that travels. [2 definitions]
traveler's check a signed check of a specified prepaid amount, usu. one of a set purchased from a bank, that is widely accepted in exchange for cash or goods when countersigned by the purchaser.
traveling salesman a sales representative who visits customers in an assigned territory to sell or solicit orders for the goods or services of a particular business firm.
travelogue a film or illustrated lecture showing the pleasures of travel in some region or country.
traverse to go over, along, or through; cover or cross. [11 definitions]
travertine a type of limestone that is found as a deposit at natural hot springs, that looks like pocked marble, and that is used for the facing and floors of buildings, esp. public ones.
travesty an exaggerated or grotesque imitation or parody, as of a literary work or serious subject, made to ridicule the original. [3 definitions]
trawl a large wide-mouthed conical net that is dragged along the bottom of the sea to catch deep-water fish. [5 definitions]
trawler a fishing boat equipped with a trawl net. [2 definitions]
tray a flat, open receptacle in varying sizes, usu. with slightly raised edges, used to carry, hold, or display food, drink, or small articles. [2 definitions]
treacherous betraying or likely to betray trust; traitorous; faithless. [2 definitions]
treachery violation of faith or allegiance; betrayal. [2 definitions]
treacle cloying, excessive, or contrived sentimentality. [2 definitions]
tread to step or walk on, over, in, or along. [10 definitions]
treadle a lever operated continuously by the foot to drive a machine. [2 definitions]
treadless combined form of tread.
treadmill a continuous belt or circle of moving steps that, when trod by a person or animal, causes a wheel or shaft to revolve. [2 definitions]
tread on someone's toes to annoy or offend someone.
tread water to keep afloat in an erect position with just the head above water by pumping the legs and feet as though walking. [2 definitions]
treas. abbreviation of "treasurer," the officer of a club, business, government agency, or other organization who is responsible for the safekeeping and disbursement of funds.
treason the betrayal of one's country, esp. by waging war against it or aiding its enemies with strategic information.