Tee



noun
1.
the letter T or t.
2.
something shaped like a T , as a three-way joint used in fitting pipes together.
3.
T-bar.
4.
T-shirt.
5.
the mark aimed at in various games, as curling.
adjective
6.
having a crosspiece at the top; shaped like a T .
Idioms
7.
to a tee. T, t (def 6).
noun
1.
Golf.

Also called teeing ground. the starting place, usually a hard mound of earth, at the beginning of play for each hole.
a small wooden, plastic, metal, or rubber peg from which the ball is driven, as in teeing off.

2.
Football. a device on which the ball may be placed to raise it off the ground preparatory to kicking.
verb (used with object), teed, teeing.
3.
Golf. to place (the ball) on a tee.
Verb phrases
4.
tee off,

Golf. to strike the ball from a tee.
Slang. to reprimand severely; scold:
He teed off on his son for wrecking the car.
Informal. to begin:
They teed off the program with a medley of songs.
Baseball, Softball. to make many runs and hits, especially extra-base hits:
teeing off for six runs on eight hits, including three doubles and a home run.
Baseball, Softball. to hit (a pitched ball) hard and far:
He teed off on a fastball and drove it into the bleachers.
Boxing. to strike with a powerful blow, especially to the head:
He teed off on his opponent with an overhand right.
Slang. to make angry, irritated, or disgusted:
She was teed off because her dinner guests were late.

1.
Trans-Europe Express.
noun
1.
a pipe fitting in the form of a letter T, used to join three pipes
2.
a metal section with a cross section in the form of a letter T, such as a rolled-steel joist
3.
any part or component shaped like a T
noun
1.
Also called teeing ground. an area, often slightly elevated, from which the first stroke of a hole is made
2.
a support for a golf ball, usually a small wooden or plastic peg, used when teeing off or in long grass, etc
verb tees, teeing, teed
3.
when intr, often foll by up. to position (the ball) ready for striking, on or as if on a tee
noun
1.
a mark used as a target in certain games such as curling and quoits
tool, operating system
A Unix command which copies its standard input to its standard output (like cat) but also to a file given as its argument. tee is thus useful in pipelines of Unix commands (see plumbing) where it allows you to create a duplicate copy of the data stream. E.g.
egrep Unix Dictionary | tee /dev/tty | wc -l
searches for lines containing the string “Unix” in the file “Dictionary”, prints them to the terminal (/dev/tty) and counts them.
Unix manual page: tee(1).
[Jargon File]
(1996-01-22)
tee
T-shirt
TEE
transesophageal echocardiography

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