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  • We have a lot of trouble working together, probably because he resents my tk powers.

    The Right Time Walter Bupp
  • tk at fjka, ok geri hr um kveldit; kmu menn til ta, ok lei sv fram at dagsetri; eigi kom Glmr heim.

    Beowulf R. W. Chambers
  • The weight of authority is for -st´k, though -s´tk would distinguish this word from another word, ascetic, of different meaning.

  • Old Maragon had told me once that my tk powers were a pure case of compensation for a useless arm.

    Vigorish Gordon Randall Garrett
  • My tk was certainly a lot better than it had been in the morning.

    Modus Vivendi Gordon Randall Garrett
  • I started playing field numbers, and tk'd the dice away from the field every time a gambler came out.

    Vigorish Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Of course, by that time I had handled the dice, which always improves my tk grip.

    Vigorish Gordon Randall Garrett
  • It certainly has very little mechanical strength, and you have several grams of tk in the lab.

    The Right Time Walter Bupp
  • I gave him a sample of what tk means when it's clamped on the mitral valve.

    Modus Vivendi Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Snead might turn out to be a tk as well as a hallucinator, and I wanted no more heart attacks.

    Card Trick Walter Bupp AKA Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for tk


Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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tk in Technology
programming, graphics
A GUI library, generally used with TCL by John Ousterhout, but also available from within C or Perl. Tk is available for X Window System, Microsoft Windows and Macintosh. Tk looks very similar to Motif.
Version 3.5.

The country code for Tokelau.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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take (shortwave transmission)


The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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