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Temperature (n) the degree of hotness or coldness of air, water or living matter that is measured by a thermometer.

Tide (n) the rise and fall of the ocean.

Thermodynamics (adj) - A study of the transformation of energy into other manifested forms and of their practical applications.

Tornado (n) a rotating column of air that is shaped like a funnel, moves at high speeds and can cause massive destruction when it touches the ground.

Trash (n) something that has little or no value.

Tundra (n) -  arctic and alpine regions characterized by bare ground, absence of trees, and growth of mosses, lichens, and low shrubs.

Turtle (n) Any of various reptiles of which the body is enclosed in a bony or leathery shell into which the head, legs and tail can be retracted.