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(pronounced TA-sit; the “a” is like the “a” in bad or cat)

This sweet little adjective is used to describe an idea or feeling that is indicated or implied, though not truly expressed. Additionally, it

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(pronounced TA-seh-tern)

This term is an adjective used to mean reserved, silent, uncommunicative, reticent, or hesitant to talk.

Example: Vicky understood right away that her taciturn

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In the design industry, this has nothing to do with air travel or leaping off a cliff. Instead, it’s merely another word you’ll hear to refer to estimating quantities of something. Examples" The contractor will look

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(pronounced TAM-dehm SEE-ting)

Just as a tandem bicycle accommodates more than one rider, tandem seating accommodates more than one sitter. Often you will see the terms “tandem seating” and “ganged seating” used interchangeably, but we consider

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(pronounced TAN-jih-bull)

This word is most often used as an adjective, but it can also be used as a noun, especially when referring to material assets or property. Something is tangible when it can

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(pronounced TAHN-tzoo)

Tansu refers to adaptable Japanese wooden cabinetry dating as far back as 7th Century and gaining hold in17th Century Japan. Though it originated specifically for storage purposes in the form of chests and

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(pronounced TAN-teh-mownt)

A handy word that means equivalent in worth, significance, or consequence. (Admission: Though having nothing to do with arachnids in any way, this word never fails to conjure images

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(pronounced TART-n)

Confusion exists between the distinction between tartan and plaid, so we’ll try to work it out for you. In its most succinct explanation, a plaid is an item of clothing, while a tartan is a

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(pronounced tah-TAH-mee)

Customarily two times as long as they are wide, tatami are traditional Japanese floor mats made from rice straw. Modern tatami are often made from different materials for increased comfort and warmth,