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tangible

Short Definition : able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof

Definition
(adj) perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
Synonyms : touchable
Example Sentence
  • skin with a tangible roughness

Definition
(adj) capable of being treated as fact
Synonyms : real
Example Sentence
  • tangible evidence
  • his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor

Definition
(adj) (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
Example Sentence
  • tangible property like real estate
  • tangible assets such as machinery

Definition
(adj) capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
Synonyms : palpable
Example Sentence
  • a barely palpable dust
  • felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
  • the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
  • a palpable lie

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tangible

related to tangent, touching
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by sukhoyash

Tangible or say Physical - something that can be sensed or felt by touch.
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by pushpa_edit

tangible ~ touchable Thing which can be touch and sense. ex tangible result
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by pulkitdave007

TANned Skin, Looks Good, wanna be aBLE to touch..
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by shadip

tanner

Short Definition : person who turns animal hides into leather

Definition
(noun) a small coin of the United Kingdom worth six pennies; not minted since 1970
Synonyms : sixpence

Definition
(noun) a craftsman who tans skins and hides
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tanner

A Tanner knows the Manner in which to convert a hide (animal skin) into leather.
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by pushpa_edit

TAN+LEATHER:Person who makes Tan into leather
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by tapobratabag

For science student its so easy: Tanner use tannins to precipitates the protein so leather removed easily from the aminals
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by rajpt_007

tantalize

Short Definition : tease; excite by exposing something desirable while keeping it out of reach; torture with disappointment; CF. Tantalus: Greek mythological figure

Definition
(verb) harass with persistent criticism or carping
Synonyms : bait , cod , rag , rally , razz , ride , tantalise , taunt , tease , twit
Example Sentence
  • The children teased the new teacher
  • Don't ride me so hard over my failure
  • His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tantalize

Tanta-> Taunt Tont Taunting someone... It means harassing... easy to remem.Tantalize=taunt+entice
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by vikasrattangoyal

tanta rhymes with Santa, imagine a rich kid tantalizing a poor kid, Santa gave me a car, Santa gave me new clothes, what did he give you?
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by anshulnirvana

u tease somebody like tan-tane-tan-ten.....tantalize
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by manikandanntrjn

TAUNTalize...to harass persistently by taunting
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by nileshdive

Tantalize or Entice - You entice or tempt somebody with something.
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by pushpa_edit

tent + lie = a girl calls you in a tent, but she was lying. so u c she tantalized you
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by friendofafriend

tantrik keeps the good results in view and keeps extracting money -he's harassing- tantalizing
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by carbonmonoxide

tease, tease.. tease !!! tantalize . harassment teasing ..tanta in telgu.. Teasing is tantalizing .. so please dont harass those gals
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by deeplight

TENANT+PENALIZE=Teasing a Tenant continuously in 2 ways 1.by penalizing him 2.decreasing and increasing the rent(offering and taking away)
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by Phanik12312

Tantalize(chanchale or chakchake in nepali)and be harrassed we have to face criticism for being chanchale
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by santosh pokhrel

tantamount

Short Definition : equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount

Definition
(adj) being essentially equal to something
Synonyms : equivalent
Example Sentence
  • it was as good as gold
  • a wish that was equivalent to a command
  • his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tantamount

ta-n-ta; an equal amount of 'ta' on both sides of 'n'.
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by rizvi

Tantamount and Paramount are similar in sound but have different meanings. While tantamount means, equivalent, paramount means chief in importance.
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by pushpa_edit

Paramount means superior. Tantamount means equal.
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by dshefman

tantamount is like tan tan amount i.e. just equal to the price.
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by shaktipada

tantamount: t+(ant)+t=amount ... so the deed is 'equivalent' or 'equal to'(=) something...
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by ketaki

Tantamount -seems like tent amount .For buying the tent you have to pay the amount that equals the tent amount
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by santosh pokhrel

tantrum

Short Definition : fit of bad temper; fit of petulance; caprice; Ex. The child went into tantrums.

Definition
(noun) a display of bad temper
Synonyms : conniption , fit , scene
Example Sentence
  • he had a fit
  • she threw a tantrum
  • he made a scene

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tantrum

sounds like "tantra mantra". We do tantra mantra to get rid of the bad temper if someone has due to evil souls entering someone's body
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by cp.jethani

ant in Rum ----> make u angry, ill tempered !
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by rahul naam to suna hoga

TAINT+RUM....taint means spot.....after seeing taint of rum on my friend's shirt,his mother lost her temper
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by nileshdive

tantrum= t + an(=angry) + t + rum(=run) .... if someone gets angry, they run into a fit of bad temper.or ( rum pine ke baad tent mein tantrum hua..)
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by ketaki

taper

Short Definition : very thin candle; gradual decrease in the width of a long object; V. make or become gradually narrower toward one end

Definition
(noun) a convex shape that narrows toward a point
Definition
(noun) the property possessed by a shape that narrows toward a point (as a wedge or cone)
Definition
(noun) a loosely woven cord (in a candle or oil lamp) that draws fuel by capillary action up into the flame
Synonyms : wick

Definition
(noun) stick of wax with a wick in the middle
Synonyms : candle , wax light

Definition
(verb) diminish gradually
Example Sentence
  • Interested tapered off

Definition
(verb) give a point to
Synonyms : point , sharpen
Example Sentence
  • The candles are tapered

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for taper

Remember your workshop course - you would've done tapering. Otherwise, think of a hose pipe connecting to a tap. Its width decreases gradually.
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by garrulous

Taper->Paper->wood->wax->candle
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by carbonmonoxide

we ll apply TAPE or oil coating 2cricket bat 2increase its stoke n sharpen its edges..
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by ash2205

use TAPE to make the CANDLE stand erect from falling down
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by Phanik12312

Usually the candles are 'Tapering'
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by worldisunderme

Taper and Slender have similar sounds. If you taper something to a point, it becomes slender at that point (it gets slimmer than from where it had started).
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by pushpa_edit

taper: think of nozzle of a pipe.....it tapers from one end to another...smaller at end and larger diameter at beginnining,....
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by santhu.civil

Relate it to Tape. when u use tape to stick something you could notice gradual decrease in the width of the tape.
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by adithya28

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