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 Dictionary entry overview: What does CT mean? 

CT (noun)
  The noun CT has 2 senses:

1. a New England state; one of the original 13 colonies
2. a method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

  Familiarity information: CT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CT (noun)


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Meaning:

A New England state; one of the original 13 colonies

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

Connecticut; Constitution State; CT; Nutmeg State

Instance hypernyms:

American state (one of the 50 states of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "CT"):

Long Island Sound (a sound between Long Island and Connecticut)

Housatonic; Housatonic River (a river that rises in western Massachusetts and flows south through Connecticut to empty into Long Island Sound)

Waterbury (a city in west central Connecticut)

New London (a town in southeastern Connecticut near Long Island Sound; an important whaling center in the 19th century)

New Haven (a city in southwestern Connecticut; site of Yale University)

capital of Connecticut; Hartford (the state capital of Connecticut; located in central Connecticut on the Connecticut river; a center of the insurance business)

Farmington (a residential town in central Connecticut)

Bridgeport (a port in southwestern Connecticut on Long Island Sound)

Taconic Mountains (a range of the Appalachian Mountains long the eastern border of New York with Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Vermont)

Holonyms ("CT" is a part of...):

New England (a region of northeastern United States comprising Maine and New Hampshire and Vermont and Massachusetts and Rhode Island and Connecticut)


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Meaning:

A method of examining body organs by scanning them with X rays and using a computer to construct a series of cross-sectional scans along a single axis

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

computed axial tomography; computed tomography; computerized axial tomography; computerized tomography; CT; CAT

Hypernyms ("CT" is a kind of...):

X-radiation; X-raying (obtaining images by the use of X rays)


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