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noun, plural tis.Music.
the syllable for the seventh tone of a diatonic scale.
(in the fixed system of solmization) the tone B.
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Also te [tey] /teɪ/ .
Compare sol-fa (def. 1).

Origin of ti

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First recorded in 1835–45; substituted for si to avoid confusion with the sharp of sol;see gamut

Other definitions for ti (2 of 3)

ti2
[ tee ]
/ ti /

noun, plural tis.
a widely cultivated tropical plant, Cordyline terminalis, of the agave family, having narrow, leathery, often variegated leaves and yellowish, white, or reddish flowers.

Origin of ti

2
Borrowed into English from Polynesian around 1830–40

Other definitions for ti (3 of 3)

Ti

Symbol, Chemistry.
titanium.
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British Dictionary definitions for ti (1 of 3)

ti1
/ (tiː) /

noun
music a variant spelling of te

British Dictionary definitions for ti (2 of 3)

ti2
/ (tiː) /

noun plural tis
a woody palmlike agave plant, Cordyline terminalis, of the East Indies, having white, mauve, or reddish flowers. The sword-shaped leaves are used for garments, fodder, thatch, etc, and the root for food and liquor
a similar and related plant, Cordyline australis, of New Zealand

Word Origin for ti

of Polynesian origin

British Dictionary definitions for ti (3 of 3)

Ti

the chemical symbol for
titanium
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Scientific definitions for ti

Ti

The symbol for titanium.
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