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Meaning of TEE

Pronunciation:  tee

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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
Computing Dictionary

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.