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T vs. Tenure

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T

the twentieth letter of the English alphabet, is a nonvocal consonant. With the letter h it forms the digraph th, which has two distinct sounds, as in thin, then. See Guide to Pronunciation, 262-264, and also 153, 156, 169, 172, 176, 178-180.

Tenurenoun

A status of possessing a thing or an office; an incumbency.

Tnoun

a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine

Tenurenoun

A period of time during which something is possessed.

Tnoun

one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)

Tenurenoun

A status of having a permanent post with enhanced job security within an academic institution.

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Tnoun

a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms

Tenurenoun

A right to hold land under the feudal system.

Tnoun

a unit of information equal to a trillion (1,099,511,627,776) bytes or 1024 gigabytes

Tenureverb

(transitive) To grant tenure, the status of having a permanent academic position, to (someone).

Tnoun

the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet

Tenurenoun

The act or right of holding, as property, especially real estate.

‘That the tenure of estates might rest on equity, the Indian title to lands was in all cases to be quieted.’;

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Tnoun

thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer

Tenurenoun

The manner of holding lands and tenements of a superior.

Tnoun

hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells;

‘thyroxine is 65% iodine’;

Tenurenoun

The consideration, condition, or service which the occupier of land gives to his lord or superior for the use of his land.

Tnoun

the twentieth letter of the alphabet.

Tenurenoun

Manner of holding, in general; as, in absolute governments, men hold their rights by a precarious tenure.

‘All that seems thine own,Held by the tenure of his will alone.’;

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Tnoun

denoting the next after S in a set of items, categories, etc.

Tenurenoun

the term during which some position is held

Tnoun

a shape like that of a capital T

‘make a T-shaped wound in the rootstock and insert the cut bud’;

Tenurenoun

the right to hold property; part of an ancient hierarchical system of holding lands

T

T, or t, is the twentieth letter in the modern English alphabet and the ISO basic Latin alphabet. Its name in English is tee (pronounced ), plural tees.

Tenureverb

give life-time employment to;

‘She was tenured after she published her book’;

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