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Origin of tier1
Words nearby tier
Definition for tier (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for tier
Teams in the next group all have at least a 1 percent chance to win the title — but all are also clearly in a lower tier than the top three.
The bottom performance tier of lefties, unsurprisingly, trails even further behind.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The FT is planning another Global Boardroom event in November but with free and ticketed tiers starting at $65.‘Lots of halo effects’: The Financial Times’ virtual lifestyle festival pivots focus to U.S., global audience|Lucinda Southern|August 14, 2020|Digiday
The next tier of distribution broadly depends on whether the US chooses to prioritize recipients’ personal risk or potential to spread the disease.Once US healthcare workers get a coronavirus vaccine, who will be next?|Olivia Goldhill|August 12, 2020|Quartz
Now, with Bogdanović out and the Jazz needing to alter how they play, Mitchell has an opportunity to progress in areas that can nudge this team back toward the doorstep of a higher tier.Can Donovan Mitchell Reach His Potential In The Bubble?|Michael Pina|August 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
An appearance in even a third-tier bowl is worth a couple million dollars.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is|Jesse Lawrence|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A two-tier system has been proposed, essentially creating a fast lane and a slow lane.Porn Fights For Your Right to Surf: Pornhub, YouPorn, and Redtube Lead Charge For Net Neutrality|Aurora Snow|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Among the second-tier candidates, Whitaker was prone to going for applause lines over substance.
The second-tier acts included The Black Keys, Mumford Sons, and more.Coachella, Oasis For Douchebags and Trust Fund Babies, Should Be Avoided At All Costs|Marlow Stern|April 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And if it were a football team, it would have been relegated to the second tier.
Put seven or eight plants on each stick and place them eight inches apart on tier poles.
Use in packing a plank or board, placing it against the front of the tier and bring the ends of the hands up against it.
In a box on the second tier sat the composers old father with his family.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky|Modeste Tchaikovsky
He passes the cell-row on the opposite side, ascends the topmost tier, and finally reaches the ground floor containing my cell.
Past the tier of vacant cells, we ascend the stairway to the upper rotunda, on the left side of which is the Chaplain's office.
British Dictionary definitions for tier (1 of 2)
- a layer or level
- (in combination)a three-tier cake