Etymology
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ti

seventh note of the musical scale, 1842, earlier te (1839), replacing si to avoid confusion with so, sol (see gamut).

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Definitions of ti
1
ti (n.)
shrub with terminal tufts of elongated leaves used locally for thatching and clothing; thick sweet roots are used as food; tropical southeastern Asia, Australia and Hawaii;
Synonyms: Cordyline terminalis
ti (n.)
the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization;
Synonyms: te / si
2
Ti (n.)
a light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts); the main sources are rutile and ilmenite;
Synonyms: titanium / atomic number "
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