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TI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Ti mean? 

TI (noun)
  The noun TI has 3 senses:

1. a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite
2. shrub with terminal tufts of elongated leaves used locally for thatching and clothing; thick sweet roots are used as food; tropical southeastern Asia, Australia and Hawaii
3. the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization

  Familiarity information: TI used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TI (noun)


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Meaning:

A light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Synonyms:

atomic number 22; Ti; titanium

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

metal; metallic element (any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.)

Domain category:

aeroplane; airplane; plane (an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets)

Holonyms ("Ti" is a substance of...):

ilmenite (a weakly magnetic black mineral found in metamorphic and plutonic rocks; an iron titanium oxide in crystalline form; a source of titanium)

rutile (a mineral consisting of titanium dioxide in crystalline form; occurs in metamorphic and plutonic rocks and is a major source of titanium)


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Meaning:

Shrub with terminal tufts of elongated leaves used locally for thatching and clothing; thick sweet roots are used as food; tropical southeastern Asia, Australia and Hawaii

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Cordyline terminalis; ti

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

bush; shrub (a low woody perennial plant usually having several major branches)

Holonyms ("ti" is a member of...):

Cordyline; genus Cordyline (Asiatic and Pacific trees or shrubs; fragments of the trunk will regrow to form whole plants)


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Meaning:

The syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

te; si; ti

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

solfa syllable (one of the names for notes of a musical scale in solmization)


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