tiro

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tiro someone new to a field or activity
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Tiro Same as Tyro.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n tiro The more correct spelling of tyro.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Tiro . See Tyro.
    • n Tiro one learning any art: one not yet well acquainted with a subject
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. tiro, a young recruit.

Usage

In literature:

Such was Tiro, though still a slave, to the two brothers.
"Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
The part taken by Rowley in this play is easy for any tiro in criticism to verify.
"The Age of Shakespeare" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
O bolloben te rackel tutt andre sawe kolester, kai me wium adre te me tshawa tiro rum shin andro meraben.
"The English Gipsies and Their Language" by Charles G. Leland
Even the cab-driving tiro must sit for awhile on the box, and learn something of the streets, before he can ply for a fare.
"Thackeray" by Anthony Trollope
Cicero wrote letters to his freedman Tiro in terms of friendship and affection.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
Vonka tu kamesa pen o dukkerin, lesa tu sar tiro man {325} ta latcher ajafera a manush te manushi lis se.
"The Gypsies" by Charles G. Leland
The collection was made by friends like Tiro and Atticus: cf.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
His journey homeward is made remarkable by letters to Tiro, his slave and secretary.
"The Life of Cicero" by Anthony Trollope
Cassius to Cicero; Quintus to Tiro, and subsequently in those of Augustus to Tiberius.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
I commend it to all literary tiros.
"My First Book:" by Various
Tiro was probably the first editor of his former master's letters.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 9" by Various
When tiros are being taught their first lesson in sliding, they should be placed on very short slides, say 3 inches at most.
"Boating" by W. B. Woodgate
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In poetry:

Gilthoniel A Elbereth!
A Elbereth Gilthoniel
O menel palan-diriel,
Le nallon si dinguruthos!
A tiro nin, Fanuilos!
"Elbereth" by J R R Tolkien

In news:

Ginóbili encestó siete de 10 tiros de campo y uno de dos tiros libres en 23:14 minutos.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Glider pilot Tony Smolder is one of some 110 glider pilots and enthusiasts at El Tiro Gliderport, the base for Tucson Soaring Club.
A 6-month-old boy was treated for lead poisoning due to the use of the cosmetic known as "tiro," which is used as a folk remedy for promoting visual development, according to a report of the boy's case released today.
ATLANTA—LeBron James anotó 21 tantos, incluyendo el tiro de la victoria con 13,6 segundos por jugarse, con lo que el Heat venció el viernes por 95-89 a los Hawks de Atlanta para la cuarta victoria consecutiva de Miami.
Terry Ketron/Special to The Explorer, Tow plane pilot Andy Durbin takes off from El Tiro Gliderport with a glider in tow.
Marchan por joven Trayvon Martin muerto a tiros.
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In science:

Right: day ( Tday ) and night (Tnight ) side temperature profiles computed from the globally-averaged profile of Iro et al. (2005; TIro ).
Atmospheric circulation of tidally locked exoplanets: a suite of benchmark tests for dynamical solvers
TIro ; see Appendix B), which Rauscher & Menou (2010) have used to calculate Tnight and Tday ; see also Figure 1 of Cooper & Showman (2006).
Atmospheric circulation of tidally locked exoplanets: a suite of benchmark tests for dynamical solvers
The initial temperature is set to TIro (P = 10 bar) = 1759 K, which is the value of Teq at P = 10 bar.
Atmospheric circulation of tidally locked exoplanets: a suite of benchmark tests for dynamical solvers
Our use of a constant initial temperature is simpler than what Rauscher & Menou (2010) implement, which is Tinit = Tnight for P < 10 bar and Tinit = TIro otherwise.
Atmospheric circulation of tidally locked exoplanets: a suite of benchmark tests for dynamical solvers
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