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taxonomy in biology, the system of classifying plants and animals by grouping them into categories according to their similarities. [3 definitions]
taxpayer one who pays or is subject to paying taxes.
tax rate the percentage of income, property value, or the like that is to be paid as tax.
tax shelter a financial investment or operation that legally defers income, increases expenses, or depreciates allowances for the purpose of reducing taxable income.
tax stamp a seal, mark, or the like indicating that a tax has been paid.
tax title a title acquired by the buyer of property that is sold because of nonpayment of taxes.
TB abbreviation of "tuberculosis," a contagious disease of human beings and some animals, caused by a bacterium and characterized by the formation of tubercles on body tissues, esp. in the lungs.
Tb symbol of the chemical element terbium.
TBA abbreviation of "to be announced."
T-bar a metal bar or beam with a cross section resembling a T. [2 definitions]
Tbilisi the capital of European Georgia.
T-bill abbreviation of "Treasury bill."
T-bone steak a cut of tenderloin meat characterized by its T-shaped bone.
tbs. abbreviation of "tablespoon" or "tablespoons."
Tc symbol of the chemical element technetium.
T cell a lymphocyte affected by the thymus that acts as a defense against certain intracellular pathogens.
TD abbreviation of "touchdown."
Te symbol of the chemical element tellurium.
tea an evergreen bush that bears white flowers and that grows primarily in China, Japan, India, and Sri Lanka. [7 definitions]
tea bag a small porous bag that holds approximately one teaspoonful of tea, usu. used to make an individual serving of hot tea.
tea ball a hollow, perforated metal ball in which tea leaves are placed to be immersed and steeped in boiling water.