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Meaning of TEE

Pronunciation:  tee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
  2. [n]  support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
  3. [n]  the starting place for each hole on a golf course; "they were waiting on the first tee"
  4. [v]  connect with a tee, as of pipes
  5. [v]  place on a tee; "tee golf balls"
 

TEE is a 3 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: football tee, golf tee, tee up, teeing ground
 
 See Also: connect, golf course, golf equipment, golf links, land site, lay, link, link up, links, nog, peg, place, pose, position, put, set, site, support, tie

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tee\, n.
    The letter T, t; also, something shaped like, or resembling
    in form, the letter T.
    
    
  2. \Tee\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Teed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Teeing}.] (Golf)
    To place (the ball) on a tee.
    
    
    
    
  3. \Tee\, n. [Cf. Icel. tj[=a] to show, mark.]
    (a) The mark aimed at in curling and in quoits.
    (b) The nodule of earth
    
    
  4. \Tee\, n.
    A short piece of pipe having a lateral outlet, used to
    connect a line of pipe with a pipe at a right angle with the
    line; -- so called because it resembles the letter {T} in
    shape.
    
    
 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A unix command which copies its standard input to its standard output (like cat) but also to a file given as its argument. tee is thus useful in pipelines of unix commands (see plumbing) where it allows you to create a duplicate copy of the data stream. E.g.

        egrep Unix Dictionary | tee /dev/tty | wc -l

searches for lines containing the string "Unix" in the file "Dictionary", prints them to the terminal (/dev/tty) and counts them.

unix manual page: tee(1).

[jargon file]

 
Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: transesophageal echocardiography. a diagnostic test that is used to measure the sound waves that bounce off of the heart.
 

 

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