TEA

acronym: Temperate East Asia (START)
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tea

[n] - a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India 2. [n] - a reception or party at which tea is served 3. [n] - a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water 4. [n] - dried leaves of the tea shrub 5. [n] - (British) a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cake...
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Tea

Tea (tē) noun [ Chin. tshā , Prov. Chin. te : confer French thé .] 1. The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree ( Thea, or Camellia, Chinensis ). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some other countries. �...
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Tea

Tea intransitive verb To take or drink tea. [ Colloq.]
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tea

1. The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree (Thea, or Camellia, Chinensis). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced to some extent into some other countries. ... Teas are classed as green or black, according to their colour or appearance, the kinds being distinguished also by various other characteristic differences, as of tast...
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tea

noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; `iced tea is a cooling drink`
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tea

noun a reception or party at which tea is served; `we met at the Dean`s tea for newcomers`
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tea

Camellia sinensis noun a tropical evergreen shrub or small tree extensively cultivated in e.g. China and Japan and India; source of tea leaves; `tea has fragrant white flowers`
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tea

teatime noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; `an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea`
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tea

noun dried leaves of the tea shrub; used to make tea; `the store shelves held many different kinds of tea`; `they threw the tea into Boston harbor`
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tea

(te) the dried leaves of Thea chinensis, containing caffeine and tannic acid, or a decoction thereof. any decoction or infusion.
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Tea

• (n.) The evening meal, at which tea is usually served; supper. • (n.) A decoction or infusion of tea leaves in boiling water; as, tea is a common beverage. • (v. i.) To take or drink tea. • (n.) The prepared leaves of a shrub, or small tree (Thea, / Camellia, Chinensis). The shrub is a native of China, but has been introduced ...
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tea

beverage produced by steeping in freshly boiled water the young leaves and leaf buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis. Two principal varieties are ... [3 related articles]
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Tea

Tea is a Spanish girl name. The meaning of the name is `Princess, Aunt ` Tea doesn`t appear In 2007`s top-1000 name list.The last time Tea appeared In the top-1000 was 10 years ago, In 1998. It ranked #749 In that year. . 1998 was a `top year` for the name Tea. (Based on 128 years of name history) In that year it ranked #749. The la
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Tea

Tea is old American and Canadian slang for marijuana, especially an infusion of marijuana in hot water.
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Tea

Tea is old American and Canadian slang for marijuana, especially an infusion of marijuana in hot water.
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Tea

[meal] Tea refers to several different meals in countries formerly part of the British Empire. ==United Kingdom and Ireland== ===Afternoon tea=== Afternoon tea is a light meal typically eaten between 4 pm and 6 pm. Observance of the custom originated amongst the wealthy classes in England in the 1840s. Anna Maria Russell, Duchess of Bedford...
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Tea

[poem] `Tea` is a poem from Wallace Stevens`s first book of poetry, Harmonium. It was first published in 1915 in the journal Rogue, so it is in the public domain. Cook compares `Tea` to Domination of Black, as being representative of `all the troping of leaves through the collection`. She suggests that the reference to Java may be significa...
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TEA

bogied oil tank wagon
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Tea

Tea is a drink made from the infusion in boiling hot water of the dried leaves of the tea tree or shrub (Camellia sinensis) which is cultivated in China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka and other parts of the world. Tea may be drunk with a little added milk, or with a slice of lemon, or on its own, and there are various varieties of tea including: black, g...
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TEA


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tea

tea, tree or bush, its leaves, and the beverage made from these leaves. The plant (Camellia sinensis, Thea sinensis, or C. thea) is an evergreen related to the camellia and indigenous to Assam (India) and probably to parts of China and Japan. In its native state, it grows to a height of about 30 ft ...
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Tea

Tea is an evergreen Rosaceae. The infusion of the dried leaves is a popular beverage. It was introduced to England during the 17th century.
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tea

Type: Term Pronunciation: tē Definitions: 1. The dried leaves of various genera of the family Theaceae, including Thea (T. sinensis), Camellia, and Gordonia, a shrub indigenous to China, southern and southeastern Asia, and Japan. Its chief constituent, on which its stimulating action largely depends, is the alkaloid caffeine, which is present ...
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tea

Click images to enlargeEvergreen shrub or small tree whose fermented, dried leaves are soaked in hot water to make a refreshing drink, also called tea. Known in China as early as 2737 BC, tea was first brought to Europe AD 1610 and rapidly became a popular drink. In 1823 the shrub was found growing wild in northern India,...
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