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tiro variant of tyro.
'tis contracted form of "it is."
Tishah b'Av the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar, observed as a day of fasting and mourning in commemoration of the destruction of the temple in ancient Jerusalem.
Tishri the first month of the Jewish lunisolar calendar, occurring from mid-September through early October in the Gregorian calendar.
tissue the mass of like cells in an animal or plant body, esp. as they form a specific organ. [5 definitions]
tissue culture the technique or process of growing animal tissue in a prepared medium. [2 definitions]
tissue paper very thin, almost transparent paper used esp. as a wrapping.
tit1 any of various small European birds related to the chickadee. [2 definitions]
tit2 the teat of an animal. [2 definitions]
Titan in Greek mythology, any of a race of giant godlike beings descended from Uranus and Gaea, and eventually defeated and replaced by the Olympian gods. [3 definitions]
Titania in medieval English folklore and A Midsummer Night's Dream by William Shakespeare, the queen of the fairies and the wife of Oberon.
titanic having enormous size, strength, or power; colossal; huge. [4 definitions]
Titanism (sometimes l.c.) a spirit of revolt and rebellion against an established order or authority.
titanium a chemical element that has twenty-two protons in each nucleus and that occurs in pure form as a very hard, light, corrosion-resistant solid metal, used esp. in aircraft and missiles. (symbol: Ti)
titanium dioxide a powder used as a white pigment in paint and ceramic glaze and in white rubber, plastic, and the like.
tit for tat repayment in kind or in equal amount or degree, sometimes as retaliation or revenge.
tithe an amount of money, produce, or goods equal in value to a tenth of one's income, given or paid as a contribution or tax, esp. to a church. [7 definitions]
tithing the act or an instance of giving or exacting a tithe. [2 definitions]
titian a reddish or golden brown color.
titillate to stimulate or excite pleasantly. [2 definitions]
titivate to make or become dapper or trim; spruce up.