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teaser (informal) a short preview of a film, or a brief scene from an upcoming television show. [2 definitions]
tea service a set of matching china or silver dishes used for preparing and serving tea or coffee.
teaspoon in the US, a unit of capacity equal to one and a third fluid drams or about five milliliters, used in cooking. (abbr.: tsp.) [4 definitions]
teaspoonful the amount that a teaspoon holds; teaspoon.
teat that part of the breast or udder through which milk flows; nipple.
teatable combined form of teat.
teataster one who samples tea professionally, as in order to determine its grade.
tea towel (chiefly British) a small towel used in the kitchen primarily for drying dishes.
tea tray a small tray for serving tea or other light refreshments.
tea wagon a small wheeled table for serving tea; tea cart.
tech. abbreviation of "technology," "technician," or "technical."
techie (informal) someone with an avid interest and high degree of proficiency in a technical field, esp. electronic and computer technology. [2 definitions]
technetium a synthetic radioactive chemical element that has forty-three protons in each nucleus. (symbol: Tc)
technetronic relating to or marked by the use of technology and electronics to solve social, political, or economic problems.
technic (pl., but used with a sing. or pl. verb) the principles, methods, or study of an art or process. [3 definitions]
technical of or relating to technique. [5 definitions]
technical foul in certain team sports, esp. basketball, a foul called on a participant for misconduct occurring outside active play. (Cf. personal foul.)
technicality the state or quality of being technical. [2 definitions]
technical knockout in boxing, a victory won as a result of the opponent being so badly hurt that the referee declares the match over; TKO. (Cf. knockout.)
technically only according to the facts or to the exact meaning of words or rules.
technical sergeant an officer in the U.S. Air Force ranking above a staff sergeant and below a master sergeant.