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Taos

[tous] /taʊs/
noun, plural Taos for 2.
1.
a Tanoan language spoken in two villages in New Mexico.
2.
a member of an American Indian people occupying a pueblo in New Mexico.
3.
a town in N New Mexico: resort; art colony.

Tao

[dou, tou] /daʊ, taʊ/
noun, (sometimes lowercase)
1.
(in philosophical Taoism) that in virtue of which all things happen or exist.
2.
the rational basis of human activity or conduct.
3.
a universal, regarded as an ideal attained to a greater or lesser degree by those embodying it.
Origin
< Chinese (Wade-Giles) Tao4, (pinyin) dào literally, way
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  • The days of the week in the language of Taos pueblo, new mexico.
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Tao

/taʊ/
noun (in the philosophy of Taoism)
1.
that in virtue of which all things happen or exist
2.
the rational basis of human conduct
3.
the course of life and its relation to eternal truth
Word Origin
Chinese, literally: path, way
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tao

n.

1736, from Chinese tao "way, path, right way (of life), reason."

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Taos in Technology

Technology for Autonomous Operation Survivability
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