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t square

t square
T t

Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tee skwair]
    • /ti skwɛər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [tee skwair]
    • /ti skwɛər/

Definition of t square words

  • noun t square a T -shaped ruler, used primarily in mechanical drawing, having a short crosspiece that slides along the edge of the drawing board as a guide to the perpendicular longer section in making parallel lines, right angles, etc., and as a support for triangles. 1

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Origin of t square

First appearance:

before 1775
One of the 45% newest English words
First recorded in 1775-85

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Parts of speech for T square

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

t square popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 46% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

t square usage trend in Literature

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