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talc.noun,.plural.talcs
a very soft green-to-gray mineral that is hydrous magnesium.silicate, Mg3 (Si4O10) (OH), has a soapy feel and is used especially in making talcum powder and as a paper coating and as a filler for paint and plastics
talcum powder.noun,.plural.talcum powders
a fine, often perfumed powder made from purified talc for use on the skin, but beware, chemicals in it are absorbed through the skin and can adversely affect one's health over the long term; date 1595-1605 A.D.
talcose.adjective
talc, talced, talcing, talcs.transitive verbs
to apply this substance to a photographic plate, for example

trellis.noun,.plural.trellises
a structure of open latticework, especially one used as a support for vines and other creeping plants; an arbor or arch made of latticework
trellis, trellised, trellising, trellises.transitive verbs
to provide with a trellis, especially to train a vine to intertwine on; from Middle English 'trelis' and Old French meaning 'woven with three threads'

talus.noun,.plural.tali
the bone of the ankle that articulates with the tibia (shinbone) and fibula (other bones of the leg) to form the ankle joint; also called anklebone; the ankle

talus.noun,.plural.taluses
a sloping mass of rock debris at the base of a cliff

tenterhook.noun,.plural.tenterhooks
a hooked nail for securing.cloth on a tenter
on tenterhooks.idiom
in a state of uneasiness, suspense or anxiety (the company had the employes on tenterhooks as they planned to lay off so many workers; she was on tenterhooks due to the stress at her place of work)
tenter.noun,.plural.tenters
a framework on which milled.cloth is stretched for drying without shrinkage; a tenterhook
tenter, tentered, tentering, tenters.transitive verbs
to stretch on a tenter; from Middle English 'teyntur', 'tentour' from Latin 'tentarium' meaning 'shelter made of stretched skins' and from 'tendere' meaning 'to stretch', like a tendon or tent

truss.noun,.plural.trusses
a rigid.framework, as of wooden beams or metal.bars, designed to support a structure, such as a roof or floor; a supportive.device, usually.consisting of a pad with a belt, worn to prevent.enlargement of a hernia or the return of a reduced hernia
truss, trussed, trussing, trusses.transitive verbs
to tie up or bind tightly; to bind or skewer the wings or legs of a fowl before cooking; to support or brace with a truss; date 1100-1200 A.D., Old French 'trousser'

turbine.noun,.plural.turbines
an engine or motor in which the pressure of a liquid or gas moves a special wheel around in a circular.motion (water turbines produce electricity; a gas turbine, a wind turbine); any of various.machines in which the kinetic.energy of a moving fluid is converted to mechanical.power by the impulse.or.reaction of the fluid with a series of buckets, paddles or blades.arrayed about the circumference of a wheel or cylinder; from French and from Latin 'turbo' meaning 'spinning top' and perhaps from Greek 'turbe' meaning 'turmoil'

trout.noun,.plural.is also.trout or trouts
a type of fish having a streamlined, speckled body with small scales and lives in cool clear freshwater and used by man for food

tenement.noun,.plural.tenements
a building for human habitation, such as one that is rented to tenants, often that being a rundown, low-rental apartment building whose facilities and maintenance.barely meet minimum.standards; in law, property, such as land, rents or franchises, held by one person leasing it from another
tenemental.or.tenementary.adjective
from Middle English 'house' and from Old French and Medieval Latin 'tenementum' from Latin 'tenere' meaning 'to hold'

titch.noun,.plural.titches
a humorous way of talking about a person small in stature be it physically, emotionally or mentally

twig.noun,.plural.twigs
a young shoot representing the current season's growth of a woody plant; any small, leafless branch of a woody plant; from Old English 'twigge'

touchy, touchier, touchiest.adjectives
tending to take offense with slight cause; oversensitive; requiring special tact or skill in handling; delicate (the dog's a little touchy because he's healing from a cut from a branch); highly sensitive to touch (he sustained a bruise, so his arm there is very sensitive)
touchily.adverb
touchiness.noun

touch, touched, touching, touches.verbs
transitive verb use.to cause or permit a part of the body, especially the hand or fingers, to come in contact with so as to feel (reached out and touched the smooth stone); to bring one thing into light contact with something else); to eat or drink; taste (she didn't touch her food); to disturb or move by handling (just don't touch anything in my room); to meet without going beyond; adjoin (the ridge where his property touches mine); to match in quality; equal (rival artists can't touch her work at its best); to affect the emotions of; move to tender response (an appeal that touched us deeply); to injure slightly (plants touched by frost); to color slightly; tinge (a white petal touched with pink)
intransitive verb use.to touch someone or something; to be or come into contact (don't let the live wires touch)
touch.noun,.plural.touches
the act or an instance of touching; the physiological sense by which external objects or forces are perceived through contact with the body (she felt the touch of snowflakes on her face); a small change or addition or the effect achieved by it (candlelight provided just the right touch); a suggestion, hint or tinge (a touch of jealousy); a mild ailment (thought it was a touch of the flu); a small amount; a dash (add a touch of paprika to the soup); the state of being in contact or communication (kept in touch with several classmates; out of touch with current trends) 
touch down.phrasal verb
to make contact with the ground; land (the spacecraft touched down on schedule)
touch on.or.touch upon
to deal with a topic in passing; to pertain to; concern
touch base.or.touch bases.idiom
to renew a line of communication (on his trip to the city he was born, he touched bases with a few old friends)
touchable.adjective
touchableness.noun
toucher.noun,.plural.touchers

titular.adjective
relating.to, having the nature of or constituting a title; existing in name only; nominal (the titular head of the company); bearing the title of a church or monastery that is no longer active; derived from a title (the titular role in a play)
titular.noun,.plural.titulars
one who holds a title; from Latin 'titulus' meaning 'title'

tavern.noun,.plural.taverns
an establishment licensed to sell alcoholic beverages to be consumed on the premises

trepidation.noun
a state of alarm or dread; apprehension; consternation (she was in trepidation driving in the wicked snowstorm)

thrall.noun,.plural.thralls
a slave; being in thrall is being in slavery; one, such as a slave or serf, who is held in bondage, physically, intellectually or morally.enslaved; servitude
thrall, thralled, thralling, thralls.transitive verbs
enslaved
thralldom.noun,.plural.thralldoms

Tarsus.noun.(map)
in south-central Turkey a city on the Tarsus River, about 12 miles (20 km) from the Mediterranean coast; Paul was born there:.Acts 22:3
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