follow Dictionary.com

How Well Do You Know English Slang?

ti1

[tee] /ti/
noun, plural tis. Music.
1.
the syllable for the seventh tone of a diatonic scale.
2.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone B.
Also, te.
Compare sol-fa (def 1).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45; substituted for si to avoid confusion with the sharp of sol. See gamut

ti2

[tee] /ti/
noun, plural tis.
1.
a widely cultivated tropical plant, Cordyline terminalis, of the agave family, having narrow, leathery, often variegated leaves and yellowish, white, or reddish flowers.
Origin
1830-40; < Polynesian

Ti

Symbol, Chemistry
1.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for ti

te

/tiː/
noun
1.
(music) (in tonic sol-fa) the syllable used for the seventh note or subtonic of any scale
Word Origin
see gamut

ti1

/tiː/
noun
1.
(music) a variant spelling of te

ti2

/tiː/
noun (pl) tis
1.
a woody palmlike agave plant, Cordyline terminalis, of the East Indies, having white, mauve, or reddish flowers. The sword-shaped leaves are used for garments, fodder, thatch, etc, and the root for food and liquor
2.
a similar and related plant, Cordyline australis, of New Zealand
Word Origin
of Polynesian origin

Ti

Chemical symbol
1.
titanium
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
ti in Medicine

Ti
The symbol for the element titanium.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
ti in Science
Ti  
The symbol for titanium.
titanium
  (tī-tā'nē-əm)   
Symbol Ti
A shiny, white metallic element that occurs in all kinds of rocks and soils. It is lightweight, strong, and highly resistant to corrosion. Titanium alloys are used especially to make parts for aircraft and ships. Atomic number 22; atomic weight 47.87; melting point 1,660°C; boiling point 3,287°C; specific gravity 4.54; valence 2, 3, 4. See Periodic Table.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
Copyright © 2002. Published by Houghton Mifflin. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source
Related Abbreviations for ti

ti

Tigrinya

Ti

  1. titanium
  2. Titus

TI

time (shortwave transmission)
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for ti

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for ti

2
2
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with ti