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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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FORMER Ryder Cup golf stars and enthusiasts will be teeing off in the Black Country to raise around pounds 2,000 for Acorns Children's Hospice.
But that didn't stop Irish Mirror girls Emily Miller and Aine Hegarty teeing off at the north Co Dublin course - as club bosses were accused of sexism.
Jill McGill, teeing off at the 18th Saturday, struggled late and finished the day tied for fifth.
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Kuehne was the most successful of the late starters, totaling seven birdies against one bogey after teeing off shortly before noon.