A abbreviation for the Latin term “id est”, which means “that is”. We at PLiNTH & CHiNTZ probably over use this term, but we can’t help it. At least we can admit we have a problem.
Example: In the State of Texas, the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners requires interior designers to complete eight hours of meaningful continuing education every year, i.e. topics pertaining to health, safety and welfare issues.