HyperDic: tt

English > 3 senses of the word TT:
NOUNtimeTT, terrestrial time, terrestrial dynamical time, TDT, ephemeris time(astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion
locationTT, Palau, Republic of Palaua republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States
locationTT, Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesiaa country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States
English > TT: 3 senses > noun 1, time
Meaning(astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions.
Synonymsterrestrial time, terrestrial dynamical time, TDT, ephemeris time
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broadertime unit, unit of timeA unit for measuring time periods
English > TT: 3 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA republic in the western central Pacific Ocean in association with the United States.
SynonymsPalau, Republic of Palau
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Part ofPalau, Palau Islands, Belau, PelewA chain of more than 200 islands about 400 miles long in the western central Pacific Ocean
English > TT: 3 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningA country scattered over Micronesia with a constitutional government in free association with the United States; achieved independence in 1986.
SynonymsMicronesia, Federated States of Micronesia
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Part ofMicronesiaThe islands in the northwestern part of Oceania
PartsCaroline IslandsA long archipelago of more than 500 islands in Micronesia to the east of the Philippines
Gilbert and Ellice IslandsA former British possession in Micronesia
Kiribati, Republic of KiribatiAn island republic in the west central Pacific just to the south of the equator
KoloniaCapital of Micronesia
Mariana Islands, Marianas, Ladrone IslandsA chain of coral and volcanic islands in Micronesia (including Guam and the Northern Marianas) halfway between New Guinea and Japan
Marshall IslandsA group of coral islands in eastern Micronesia
Nauru, Nauru Island, Pleasant IslandA small island in the central Pacific Ocean 2,800 miles to the southwest of Hawaii
Tuvalu, Ellice IslandsA group of coral islands in Micronesia to the southwest of Hawaii
CatalanMicronèsia
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