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(pronounced TAYR sheet)

This term originally emerged in the pre-photocopy era because one would actually have to tear a sheet out of a book, magazine, or reference guide if he or she wanted to save,

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(pronounced TER-daun)

See unbuild.

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(pronounced TEHK-nih-kehl NU-tree-ehnt)

A recent term that has developed from the focus on sustainability, a technical nutrient is a material that remains in a closed-loop system of manufacture, re-use, and recovery, maintaining its value

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(pronounced TEL-uh-preh-zents)

Occasionally we like to throw in a newly developed word that you might not have heard yet but will probably find useful in your career. This is one of them. Telepresence is

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(pronounced teh-MAH-ree bahlz)

A form of folk art originating in China, Temari balls found their way into the Japanese culture half a millennium or so ago and were made by tightly wrapping and sewing

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(pronounced TEH-nent im-PROOV-mehnts)

This is a commercial real estate term that is commonly abbreviated as “T.I.” (not to be confused with the nickname for Texas Instruments) and also referred to as “Leasehold Improvements.” No matter

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No, we’re not talking about tinsel, the strings of shiny faux icicles used at Christmas. This is Tencel®, the registered trade name for a type of lyocell, a biodegradable material made from wood pulp cellulose. One can also

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(pronounced TEN-yoo-uhs)

Used to describe something having very little strength or substance: thin, light, slender, shaky, weak, flimsy, slight. This pleasant-sounding word can be used to describe something physical (a branch of tree), as well

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This schizophrenic word can be used many ways (see its entry under the