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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S [T] U V W X Y Z 0-9
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tab  n

a small button or icon on a screen used to facilitate opening or handling a tool

to tackle  v

to accept as a challenge

to tailor  v

to customise, to adapt according to special needs

to take into account  v

to consider or remember when judging a situation

to tap (into)  v

to make as much use as possible of experience, knowledge etc

target  n

goal, aim

tax  n

charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government

teach pendant  n

a hand-held robot control terminal that provides a convenient means to move the robot, teach locations, and run robot programs. It is a useful tool, allowing you to move away from the host computer terminal and control the robot locally.

tedious  adj

tiresome from continuance, monotonous

to tempt  v

to make sb want sth

termination  n

end in time or existence

terms  n

a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; syn: regulations, provisions

terrific  adj

very great

text parser  n

an algorithm or program to determine the syntactic structure of a sentence or string of symbols in some language

to do the trick  v

to achieve the necessary or desired effect

there's no getting around  

you cannot avoid or flee from

thereof (law)  adv

of that or this

thief  n

a criminal who takes property belonging to someone else

throughput  n

amount of data passing through a system within a fixed period of time

time-to-market  n

the time it takes from the development of a product until its introduction in the market (ie until its rollout)

timeliness  n

up-to-dateness; topicality

times table  n

multiplication table

toolbar  n

an application-specific set of icons or symbols offered to accomplish closely related tasks

top down  adj

of an approach to a problem that begins at the highest conceptual level and works down to the details

topmost  adj

at or nearest to the top

tort (law)  n

civil wrong or injury; any wrongdoing for which an action for damages may be brought

total cost of ownership  n

full range of costs, both obvious and hidden, i.e. direct costs hardware/software, operations & administration) and indirect costs (end-user operations & downtime)

tpm  n

transactions per minute

transfer (law)  n

the conveyance of right, title, or property from one person or entity to another, whether by sale, by gift, or otherwise

transistor  n

a semiconductor device capable of amplification

transition  n

a change from one environment, stage, state or subject to another

transmission  n

in cars: the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle, syn: transmission system; in computing: the transfer of data over a communications channel

tribe  n

clan; a regionally based, social group of people

tricky  adj

simple at first sight, but in fact highly difficult

to trigger  v

to initiate or activate

turnkey  adj

1. supplied, installed, or purchased in a condition ready for immediate use or operation
2. ready to use

tutorial  n

study material