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table tennis

game played, usually indoors, by two or four players; it is more or less a miniature form of lawn tennis . It is also called Ping-Pong, after the


A taboo is any ritual prohibition of an action, including contact or associations with objects that are part of material culture. In its widest sense,

Tabor, David (1913 - 2005)

English physicist who worked mainly in tribology, the study of friction and wear between solid surfaces. Tabor was born in London and studied there at


( täbrēz' ), city (1991 pop. 1,088,985), capital of East Azerbaijan prov., NW Iran, on the Aji Chai (Talkheh) River, in the foothills of Mt. Sahand,

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Tacitus, Cornelius (AD 55 - 120)

(Cornelius Tacitus), c.A.D. 55–c.A.D. 117, Roman historian. Little is known for certain of his life. He was a friend of Pliny the Younger and married


( təkō'mə ), city (1990 pop. 176,664), seat of Pierce co., W Wash., on Commencement Bay and Puget Sound at the mouth of the Puyallup River; inc. 1884.

Tae kwon do

Tae kwon do, also spelled taekwondo or taekwon-do, is a martial art; it is also the national sport of South Korea. The name tae kwon do comes from

Taft, William Howard (1857 - 1930)

1857–1930, 27th President of the United States (1909–13) and 10th chief justice of the United States (1921–30), b. Cincinnati. After graduating (1878)

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Tagalog language

10,500,000 SPEAKERS Philippines Among the AUSTRONESIAN LANGUAGES of the Philippines. Tagalog happened to be the one that was spoken in the Manila

Tagore, Rabindranath (1861 - 1941)

( rəbĭn'drənät təgôr', täkʊr' ), 1861–1941, Indian author and guru, b. Calcutta (now Kolkata). Tagore came from a wealthy Bengali family. He went