tee

Definitions

  • Tee, Tee, Only Tee
    Tee, Tee, Only Tee
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v tee connect with a tee "tee two pipes"
    • v tee place on a tee "tee golf balls"
    • n tee a short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
    • n tee support holding a football on end and above the ground preparatory to the kickoff
    • n tee the starting place for each hole on a golf course "they were waiting on the first tee"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Dr. George F. Grant received U.S. patent number 638,920 on December 12, 1899. His invention? The golf tee. He created it because he didn't want to get his hands dirty by building a mound of dirt to place his ball on.
    • Tee A short piece of pipe having a lateral outlet, used to connect a line of pipe with a pipe at a right angle with the line; -- so called because it resembles the letter T in shape.
    • Tee The letter T, t; also, something shaped like, or resembling in form, the letter T.
    • n Tee The mark aimed at in curling and in quoits.
    • v. t Tee (Golf) To place (the ball) on a tee; also called to tee up.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: On May 25, 1957, two men with the same name scored holes in one on the same golf course. Edward Chapman got a hole in one on the eighth hole at Richmond, Surrey in England. Later that day, Edward Chapman hit one from from the sixth tee.
    • tee In naval tactics, to manœuver (a fleet) so as to place it across the head of the enemy's column of vessels, thus enabling the guns to be concentrated on the leading vessels of the enemy, who cannot reply effectively.
    • n tee A method of making baskets applied by some California Indians; a twined lattice weave. consisting of four elements — an upright warp of rods, a horizontal warp crossing these at right angles, and a regular plain twin/id weaving of two elements, holding the warps firmly together. The horizontal warp is on the outside of the basket.
    • tee To draw; lead.
    • tee To draw away; go; proceed.
    • tee A dialectal form of tie.
    • n tee A mark toward which missiles, as balls, quoits, or curling-stones, are aimed in different games.
    • n tee In the game of golf, the sand or earth on which the ball is very slightly raised at the beginning of play for each hole. See the quotation under tee, verb
    • tee In golf-playing, to place (a ball) on the tee preparatory to striking off.
    • n tee The name of the letter T, or t.
    • n tee Something having the shape of the letter T. Specifically— A pipe-joint or branch-coupling in the shape of the letter T; a pipe-coupling having three bells or mouths, one being at right angles with the other two.
    • n tee An umbrella-shaped metallic ornament, usually gilded, and often hung with bells, which crowns a dagoba in Indo-Chinese countries. It represents the gold umbrella as an emblem of royalty.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tee a mark for quoits, curling-stones, &c.:
    • v.t Tee to place the golf-ball on this before striking off
    • n Tee a finial in the form of a conventionalised umbrella, crowning a dagoba in Indo-Chinese countries.
    • n Tee (golf) the raised sand from which the ball is played at the commencement of each hole
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Quotations

  • Lee Trevino
    Lee Trevino
    “I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. Icel. tjā, to show, mark

Usage

In literature:

I say to-day I kill him, get good gun, get cloes, get plenty blead and tee.
"Adrift in the Ice-Fields" by Charles W. Hall
The third tee having disappeared, we moved on to the fourth.
"Happy Days" by Alan Alexander Milne
His drive from the eighteenth tee went kerplunk into the mud, and buried itself like a startled woodchuck.
"Penguin Persons & Peppermints" by Walter Prichard Eaton
Stockton on Tees, 435.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
Tee Bee on the descent of Henry IV., 120.
"Notes and Queries, Index of Volume 3, January-June, 1851" by Various
Gift of Tee-Pak, Inc., Chicago, Illinois.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
It is beautifully situated on the steep left bank of the Tees.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
So you're going over to the old Tee-John, are you?
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
The player who has the honour from the tee should be allowed to play before his opponent tees his ball.
"The Complete Golfer [1905]" by Harry Vardon
Beyond the Tees Bernicia maintained its independence under an English king.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
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In poetry:

To the ninth tee the uphill climb,
A grass and sandy stairway,
And at the top the scent of thyme
And long extent of fairway.
"The Hon. Sec." by Sir John Betjeman
Speed, speed the Temperance ship!
Ye young and aged shout,
Behold her sailing o'er the deep,
With all her streamers out,
Bound for the true tee-total shore—
Where streams of death are drunk no more.
"The Temperance Ship" by John Pierpont
At ten o'clock brave General Stewart made a counter-attack,
Resolved to turn the enemy on a diferent track;
And he ordered his men to form a hollow square,
Placing the Guards in the front, and teeing them to prepare.
"The Battle of Abu Klea" by William Topaz McGonagall
"By Teviot, Tees and Avon, by Esk and Ure and Tweed,
Here's many a trusty henchmen would rally to your need;
By Itchen, Test and Waveney, by Tamar, Trent and Ouse,
Here's many a loyal servant will help you if you choose."
"The Song Of The Mill" by Cicely Fox Smith
This is the merry Golf Lynx, as you see;
An amiable beast, and fond of tee.
Indigenous to all the country round,
His snaky length lies prone along the ground.
It is the fashion o'er this beast to rave,
But have a care, lest you become his slave.
"A Phenomenal Fauna" by Carolyn Wells

In news:

Clark junior Blake Cartwight fires off a tee shot on No 13 during the boys 9th Region golf tournament Wednesday at Kearney Hill Golf Links in Lexington.
Tiger Woods tees off the first hole Sunday on his way to a 2-under-par 69 and his second victory in the AT&T National at Congressional Country Club.
Tiger Woods tees off on the second hole during the final round of the Memorial.
President Obama prepares to tee off while playing golf at Mink Meadows more.
Candie Kung of Taiwan tees off on the 15th hole during the first round of the LPGA Malaysia golf tournament at Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club in Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia, Thursday, Oct 11, 2012.
George McNeill watches his drive from the 18th tee during the third round of the Puerto Rico Open PGA golf tournament in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico, Saturday March 10, 2012.
N, Prof Kay-Tee Khaw FRCP.
Jennifer Love Hewitt kept it casual with a statement tee and sweatpants in L.A. Miley Cyrus Narrowly Avoids Nip Slip on Tonight Show.
A special election is set to tee off in La Grange next Tuesday.
Mathias Gronberg of Sweden tees off on the 12th hole during the third round of the Reno-Tahoe Open at Montreux Golf & Country Club on August 6, 2011 in Reno, Nevada.
Tee Hee Many apes, including orangutans, tickle each other Thomas Marent/Getty Images.
Every Thursday night from now until September, we'll bring you "Tips from the Tee Box on FOX" during our 9 pm newscast.
Police say a Chevy Trailblazer pulled out of the Mauh-Nah-Tee-See Country Club on Guilford Road when it was struck by a Cadillac heading westbound.
Friends of Townie Athletics tees up tourney, touts aid to East Providence sports.
The tee may as well be bundled with the band's fifth and latest full-length, the appropriately titled V.
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In science:

Bias tees are used to adjust the logic decision thresholds with a precision of 0:1 mV to balance the proportion of ones and zeros in each channel.
Scalable parallel physical random number generator based on a superluminescent LED
The path length difference to each gate and non-identical frequency response of components, such as the bias tee, introduces a frequency dependence to this phase difference.
Gigahertz quantized charge pumping in graphene quantum dots
Ts values are the same for both EE and ES models, and independent of measurement scale, but σs depends on measurement scale, so TES is robust to studies using different measurement scales (or different transformations of the phenotypes) but TEE is not.
Bayesian Methods for Genetic Association Analysis with Heterogeneous Subgroups: from Meta-Analyses to Gene-Environment Interactions
Types of vertices of a compatible tee-familiy and casings 8.6.
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
So, it is convenient to work with classes of proportional base lieons or correspomding Poisson bivectors. A class of proportional base ⋔-lieons (resp., ≬-lieons) will be called a tee (resp., a dee ).
Assembling Lie Algebras from Lieons
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