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tee

1 Golf
1. an area, often slightly elevated, from which the first stroke of a hole is made
2. a support for a golf ball, usually a small wooden or plastic peg, used when teeing off or in long grass, etc.

tee

2
a mark used as a target in certain games such as curling and quoits

Tee

A finial in the form of a conventionalized umbrella; found in Japanese architecture on stupas and pagodas.

tee

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(engineering)
Shaped like the letter T.

tee

tee, 2: copper-to-copper pipe tee
tee, 1: as the finial of a pagoda
1. A finial in the form of a conventionalized umbrella, used on stupas, topes, and pagodas.
2. Same as pipe tee.
3. A metal member having a constant T-shaped cross section.

tee

(tool, operating system)
A Unix command which copies its standard input to its standard output (like cat) but also to a file given as its argument. tee is thus useful in pipelines of Unix commands (see plumbing) where it allows you to create a duplicate copy of the data stream. E.g.

egrep Unix Dictionary | tee /dev/tty | wc -l

searches for lines containing the string "Unix" in the file "Dictionary", prints them to the terminal (/dev/tty) and counts them.

Unix manual page: tee(1).
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Two: Non handicaps aged 12-16, teeing off between 11am and 1.
Teeing off this afternoon, tour heavyweights Darren Clarke and Colin Montgomerie - with combined European Tour earnings of pounds 20m - are back on a happy hunting ground.
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Teeing Off conducted an informal straw poll in the bar afterwards, also involving fellow panelists Rod Binns and Desmond Duffy.
They are among the early starters, teeing off at 2.
IN 1979, golfer John Jacobs scored the sixth hole-in-one of his career - after teeing off from the top of a Newcastle hotel.
30am - falls to Australian Craig Parry, while the last group of English qualifiers Jonathan Lomas and Peter Appleyard and Japan's Yoshinobu Tsukada are not teeing off until 4.
Paddison, who carded a level-par 71 yesterday, pulled a shot back to be one under after 12 holes, having birdied the par-four 16th after teeing off from the 10th hole.
The IT specialist combined his love of golf and rock climbing by teeing off 2884 feet in the air.
Not only were they teeing off from the wrong tee but they were teeing off too early because there were other players ahead," said Mr McCann.