• WordNet 3.6
    • n tatting the act or art of making handmade lace
    • n tatting needlework consisting of handmade lace made by looping and knotting a single thread on a small shuttle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tatting A kind of lace made from common sewing thread, with a peculiar stitch.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tatting A kind of knotted work, done with cotton or linen thread with a shuttle, reproducing in make and appearance the gimp laces or knotted laces of the sixteenth century, and used for doilies, collars, trimmings, etc.
    • n tatting The act of making such lace.
    • n tatting Same as tatty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tatting a kind of lace edging woven or knit from common sewing-thread
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  • Edmond and Jules De Goncourt
    “I feel sure that coups d'?tat would go much better if there were seats, boxes, and stalls so that one could see what was happening and not miss anything.”


Tit for tat - If someone responds to an insult by being rude back, it's tit for tat- repaying something negative the same way.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Prob. Scand., Ice. tæta, to tease, tæta, shreds.


In literature:

Anyatha /k/abhedena vyapade/s/os pi tat tvam asi ayam atma brahmetyadibhir d/ris/yate.
"The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya"
"The Black Tor" by George Manville Fenn
Tit for tat; that's all.
"Bunyip Land" by George Manville Fenn
Tit for tat, you know.
"The Lost Middy" by George Manville Fenn
"Nic Revel" by George Manville Fenn
On the 20th of March Sir Robert led forward his forces to Tat.
"The Three Admirals" by W.H.G. Kingston
As the Syces began to put the saddles on the tats, the Afghans spoke quickly and angrily together.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
But, nevertheless, tit for tat is fair on both sides.
"Kept in the Dark" by Anthony Trollope
He dropped in, bringing his tatting shuttle, and sat and made tatting as well as any woman.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
And now she knew why there was tatting on the bandage!
"Prairie Flowers" by James B. Hendryx
Tit for tat, you know.
"Phil Bradley's Mountain Boys" by Silas K. Boone
And it wass me tat learnt her every bit o' ta steering about Borva.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 11, No. 24, March, 1873" by Various
Tat 'th chesin ogomsa That belongs to me.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
Sarah liked to make tatting and to go to pink teas.
"The Young Farmer: Some Things He Should Know" by Thomas Forsyth Hunt
After the war they'll never go back to their tatting and prattle.
"The Cup of Fury" by Rupert Hughes
Sylvie had brought a bit of tatting along, and now took it out.
"Hope Mills" by Amanda M. Douglas
Tit for tat, thought Martin; and he made certain that Ichi would not wriggle his wrists through the steel clasps.
"Fire Mountain" by Norman Springer
Up to 1774 these tit-for-tats had not brought on war.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
But she has her tatting-work to do, and she's got a book, too, that she wanted to finish.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 9" by Various
On her left were two matrons, with massive foreheads, and bonnets to match, discussing Woman's Rights and making tatting.
"Little Women" by Louisa M. Alcott

In poetry:

Babies’ rattles,
Thimbles and reels,
Shuttles for tatting
And pastry wheels:
"South Sea Whaler. “Scrimshaw” Model" by Cicely Fox Smith
You loved me at our wedding: I
Loved some one else: and after that
I never cast a loving eye
On others: you — well, tit for tat!
"After the Golden Wedding (Three Soliloquies)" by James Kenneth Stephen
"Thou art," Thou art" the Soul of souls
In the rushing stream of life.
"Om tat sat om." Thou art my God,
My love, I am thine, I am thine.
"Quest For God" by Swami Vivekananda
"I'll say quhat I like," quod Archibold,
"Be ye ghaist or deevil or quhat!"
"Tak tent, lord Archie, gien ye be wise—
The tit winna even the tat!"
"The Twa Gordons" by George MacDonald
This is the ballad of Ahmed Shah
Dealer in tats in the Sudder Bazar,
By the gate that leads to the Gold Minar
How he was done by a youth from Morar.
"The Ballad of Ahmed Shah" by Rudyard Kipling
Dequoy te plains tu malheureux berger?
Que n'ay je point fait pour te soulager!
J'ay quitte la plaine, mon troupeau, mon chien,
Prend on tat de peine quand on n'aime rien.
"Chanson. - And Imitation" by Matthew Prior

In news:

Israel, Hamas Escalate Tit -For-Tat Strikes.
In politics, tit for tat isn't always that.
Royal Family Tit For Tat & How They Should Avoid Cameras.
NRCC hits Rep Bill Owens in robocall tit -for-tat.
Kelly Ripa shows off her new tat.
Crane Rental Specialist Tat Hong Forms Papua New Guinea Joint Venture.
Unofficially, this now brings Miley's tat total to 6.
The 21-year old Brit tatted the words "You owe it to yourself, set the world on fire" on the back of her right arm.
Posts tagged " Tat ".
Mike Tyson Speaks On Gucci's Tat .
Gucci's Tat has been the topic of discussion as of late, and even Iron Mike had to chime in… Peep.
Has an awesome Navy seal tat .
Chris Brown's new tat .
The Maui County Council recently gained attention for cutting $18 million in transient accommodation taxes ( TAT ) from its budget as the legislature prepares to use that money to close the deficit in the state's budget.
Tat Master Scott Campbell Needles the Stars.

In science:

Therefore, TAT points to the same direction as GAT17 .
The cosmological origin of time-asymmetry
Now, let G have the presentation as follows: G = hGv , t | tat−1 = ω(a)∀a ∈ Ai.
Isomorphism problem for finitely generated fully residually free groups
Denote by Mt the maximal Abelian subgroup containing tAt−1 .
Isomorphism problem for finitely generated fully residually free groups
The new splitting of G that we obtain is an HNN-extension G = Gv ∗A , hence G has the presentation as follows: G = hGv , t | tat−1 = ω(a)∀a ∈ Ai.
Isomorphism problem for finitely generated fully residually free groups
For example, the transition (de-Almeida-Thouless, AT) temperature signalling of instability of the replica-symmetric solution typically behaves as TAT (R) ≈ R2pf ′′ V (R2 ) and rapidly tends to zero for decaying correlations.
On statistical mechanics of a single particle in high-dimensional random landscapes
Indeed, the transition temperature can be shown to grow with R as TAT (R) ∼ Rγ , and increasing the system size R at any fixed temperature T > 0 results in the free energy given asymptotically by the temperature-independent value F (T )|R→∞ ∼ −N Rγ .
On statistical mechanics of a single particle in high-dimensional random landscapes
A(C1 , C2 ) = Pt δ tAt (ct This implies that there is a t such that δ tE [At (g t , st )] > n−k−1 , which implies E [At (g t , st )] > n−k−1 .
Repeated Matching Pennies with Limited Randomness
Several behavioural patterns found in different species have been claimed to be examples of the “tit for tat” strategy.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
This observation, which was also claimed to be an example of “tit for tat”, demonstrates the same pattern: if one side gives up cooperation, the other one does not accept exploitation.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
However, before equilibrium is reached, the system enters a scaling regime during which the average domain length grows as d(t) ∼ taT for the model A , and in a purely diffusive way, d(t) ∼ t1/2 [26, 28], in the model S.
Testing the Edwards hypothesis in spin systems under tapping dynamics
Aµ ≃ −∂tAt + ∂xAx + ∂y Ay + ∂z Az − hµν ∂µAν = 0 .
The detection of Gravitational Waves
This table includes the number of observed events (Nobs ), background estimation (nbgd ), and the statistical technique used to obtain the result (S tat). K + → π+X 0 is discussed in the next section.
Rare Kaon Decays - a review of results
This table includes the number of observed events (Nobs ), background estimation (nbgd ), and the statistical technique used to obtain the result (S tat). nbgd for K + → π+ν ν is explained in the text. “π+ν ν (2)” is a search in the π+ momentum region < 195MeV/c.
Rare Kaon Decays - a review of results
Since AT is determined solely by Bn , which is constant in time, we obtain ∂tAT = 0 and hence φ = const. on the boundary.
A Universal Magnetic Helicity Integral
Tat := \(I : at τ (at ) := \(I : I ∗at where each intersection ranges over all the ideals I ⊆ R.
A new version of $\mathfrak{a}$-tight closure