t Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a base found in DNA (but not in RNA) and derived from pyrimidine; pairs with adenine
  2. noun one of the four nucleotides used in building DNA; all four nucleotides have a common phosphate group and a sugar (ribose)
    deoxythymidine monophosphate.
  3. noun a unit of weight equivalent to 1000 kilograms
    MT; metric ton; tonne.
  4. noun the 20th letter of the Roman alphabet
  5. noun thyroid hormone similar to thyroxine but with one less iodine atom per molecule and produced in smaller quantity; exerts the same biological effects as thyroxine but is more potent and briefer
    liothyronine; triiodothyronine.
  6. noun hormone produced by the thyroid glands to regulate metabolism by controlling the rate of oxidation in cells
    thyroxine; thyroxin; tetraiodothyronine.
    • thyroxine is 65% iodine


t noun
See Kitten.
  1. A kitten.

Webster 1913