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tea 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Noun
/tē/,
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teas, plural;
  1. A hot drink made by infusing the dried, crushed leaves of the tea plant in boiling water

  2. The dried leaves used to make such a drink

  3. Such a drink served cold with ice cubes

  4. A hot drink made from the infused leaves, fruits, or flowers of other plants
    • - herbal tea
    • - fruit teas
  5. The evergreen shrub or small tree that produces these leaves, native to South and eastern Asia and grown as a major cash crop

  6. A light afternoon meal consisting typically of tea to drink, sandwiches, and cakes

  7. A cooked evening meal


  1. a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water; "iced tea is a cooling drink"
  2. a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes; "an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea"
  3. 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"
  4. a reception or party at which tea is served; "we met at the Dean's tea for newcomers"
  5. 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"
  6. Tea is the agricultural product of the leaves, leaf buds, and internodes of the Camellia sinensis plant, prepared and cured by various methods. ...
  7. Téa is a female given name.
  8. TEA is a band from Switzerland.
  9. In cryptography, the Tiny Encryption Algorithm (TEA) is a block cipher notable for its simplicity of description and implementation, typically a few lines of code. ...
  10. Tea can refer to any of several different meals or mealtimes, depending on a country's customs and its history of drinking tea. However, in those countries where the term's use is common, the influences are generally those of the former British Empire (now the Commonwealth of Nations).
  11. "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.
  12. The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis; The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water; A variety of the tea plant; By extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants; ) A cup of any one of these drinks, often with a small amount ...
  13. (TEAS) Acronym for “Trademark Electronic Application System”. It refers to the electronic method of filing a trademark application online with the USPTO.
  14. (TEAS) Test of Essential Academic Skills
  15. (Teas) Green tea is best. It reverses sun damage. It heals, soothes and helps regenerate the skin. It slows the aging process.
  16. (Teas) Opposition beware! We may be crap on the field but in the pavilion with teas in front of us we are really dangerous. You better get in there quickly otherwise you may be left empty plated!
  17. (Teas) The herbs that will be used for herbal teas are generally the cut and sifted form, or the crumbled dried leaves. Herbs should always be prepared in nonmetallic containers. ...
  18. To dream that you are brewing tea, foretells that you will be guilty of indiscreet actions, and will feel deeply remorseful. ...
  19. Tea was used 4,000 years ago in China to flavor water that had been boiled (to make it safe). Americans invented tea bags and iced tea. All tea is a single species--the climate, soil, and processing creates the individual characteristics.
  20. The hem falls at mid-calf, ideal for outdoor, beach or casual ceremonies.
  21. transverse-excited atmospheric pressure
  22. One of the three official drinks of TWJC, along with Double Vision Cider & chili vodka. The stuff of legend.
  23. A program that helps solve crosswords - a more flexible substitute for lists of words and anagrams in printed form. Its pattern language is also used in other crossword applications like Sympathy. TEA stands for The Electronic Alveary. See the TEA pages for further information.
  24. (Triethanolamine) Produced by ammonolysis of ethylene oxide. An alkanomine used as part of an emulsion system in conjunction with organic acids like stearic acid. Neutralizes carbomer solutions to form gels. ...
  25. whiskey. In barrooms of old, people would often ask for "tea", a euphemism for whiskey. Why was this? Was this a holdover from speakeasy times where liquor was prohibited?