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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.