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tsarevna see "czarevna."
tsarina see "czarina."
tsetse fly a bloodsucking African fly, some species of which transmit sleeping sickness and other infections to humans and domestic animals.
T-shirt a collarless undershirt with short sleeves, worn esp. by men and boys. [2 definitions]
tsk used to express annoyance, sympathy, disapproval, or the like.
tsp. abbreviation of "teaspoon" or "teaspoons."
T square a T-shaped ruler having a short crosspiece that fits over the edge of a drawing board, used by drafters to draw parallel lines.
T-strap a T-shaped strap over the instep of a woman's or girl's shoe. [2 definitions]
tsunami a very large, often destructive sea wave caused by a marine earthquake or volcanic explosion.
tsutsugamushi disease see "scrub typhus."
tuatara a large lizardlike reptile of the area near New Zealand.
tub a large low, usu. round, flat-bottomed container used for washing, packing, storing, or the like. [4 definitions]
tuba one of a family of large, oval, brass wind instruments that produce notes in the bass range.
tubal of, concerning, or taking place in a tube, esp. the Fallopian tube.
tubate having, consisting of, or forming a tube or tubes; tubular.
tubby short and plump; chubby.
tub chair a low-backed easy chair the arms of which are even with the back or slope up to it.
tube a hollow cylinder made of glass, metal, or rubber used esp. for holding or conveying liquids. [8 definitions]
tube foot any of numerous small fleshy tubes on the body surfaces of most echinoderms, such as starfish, used in locomotion, securing food, and the like.
tubeless combined form of tube.
tubeless tire a pneumatic tire that uses no inner tube.