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Definition of T noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



t noun
(pl. Ts, T's, t's
[countable, uncountable]
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  • the 20th letter of the English alphabet “Tin” begins with (a) T/“T.” see also T-bone steak, T-intersection, T-shirt, T-square
  • Idioms
    dot your i's and cross your t's
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    to pay attention to the small details when you are finishing a task
    to a T/tee (informal)
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    used to say that something is exactly right for someone, succeeds in doing something in exactly the right way, etc. Her new job suits her to a T. The novel captures the feeling of the prewar period to a T.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: T