tiebreaker

  1. overtime play in order to break a tie; e.g. tennis and soccer

    Type Of : extra time, overtime

three

  1. being one more than two

    Synonyms : 3, iii
  2. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

    Synonyms : 3, deuce-ace, iii, leash, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, threesome, tierce, trey, triad, trine, trinity, trio, triplet, troika
    Type Of : digit, figure
  3. one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips

    Synonyms : trey
    Type Of : playing card

tableau

  1. a group of people attractively arranged (as if in a painting)

    Synonyms : tableau vivant
    Type Of : arrangement
  2. any dramatic scene

    Type Of : aspect, panorama, prospect, scene, view, vista

truism

  1. an obvious truth

    Type Of : true statement, truth

token

  1. an individual instance of a type of symbol

    Synonyms : item
    Type Of : symbol
    Examples :
    • the word `error' contains three tokens of `r'
  2. something of sentimental value

    Synonyms : keepsake, relic, souvenir
    Type Of : physical object, object
  3. insignificantly small; a matter of form only (`tokenish' is informal)

    Synonyms : nominal, tokenish
    Examples :
    • a token gesture of resistance
    • a tokenish gesture
  4. a metal or plastic disk that can be redeemed or used in designated slot machines

    Type Of : disc, disk
  5. something serving as a sign of something else

    Type Of : mark, sign

tablet

  1. a dose of medicine in the form of a small pellet

    Synonyms : lozenge, pill, tab
    Type Of : dosage, dose
  2. a number of sheets of paper fastened together along one edge

    Synonyms : pad, pad of paper
    Type Of : paper
  3. a slab of stone or wood suitable for bearing an inscription

    Type Of : slab
  4. a small flat compressed cake of some substance

    Type Of : cake, bar
    Examples :
    • a tablet of soap

trait

  1. a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

    Type Of : attribute

throwbacks

  1. characteristic of an atavist

    Synonyms : atavistic
  2. a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

    Synonyms : atavism, reversion
    Type Of : recurrence, return
  3. an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism

    Synonyms : atavist
    Type Of : being, organism

tide

  1. there are usually two high and two low tides each day

    Synonyms : lunar time period
    Type Of : time period, period of time, period
  2. rise or move forward

    Synonyms : surge
    Antonyms : ebb
    Type Of : course, feed, run, flow
  3. be carried with the tide

    Type Of : be adrift, float, drift, blow
  4. cause to float with the tide

    Type Of : float
  5. something that may increase or decrease (like the tides of the sea)

    Type Of : fluctuation, variation
    Examples :
    • a rising tide of popular interest
  6. the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon

    Type Of : periodic event, recurrent event

that

  1. As a demonstrative pronoun, that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers.

    Examples :
    • that which he has said is true
    • those in the basket are good apples
  2. As a demonstrative pronoun, that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers.

    Examples :
    • that which he has said is true
    • those in the basket are good apples
  3. As a demonstrative pronoun, that usually points out, or refers to, a person or thing previously mentioned, or supposed to be understood. That, as a demonstrative, may precede the noun to which it refers.

    Examples :
    • that which he has said is true
    • those in the basket are good apples