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Definizione monolingua e traduzione tea

Inglese grammatica



tea (third-person singular simple present teas, present participle teaing, simple past and past participle teaed)

  1. To drink tea
  2. To take afternoon tea (the light meal)

tea (countable and uncountable; plural teas)

  1. (uncountable) The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant, Camellia sinensis.
    Go to the supermarket and buy some tea.
  2. (uncountable) The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water.
    Would you like some tea?
  3. (countable) A variety of the tea plant
    Darjeeling is a tea from India.
  4. (uncountable) By extension, any drink made by infusing parts of various other plants.
    camomile tea
  5. (countable, UK, Canada, Australian, New Zealand, Commonwealth of Nations, US, (northern)) A cup of any one of these drinks, often with a small amount of milk or cream added and sweetened with sugar or honey.
  6. (countable, Southern US) A glass of iced tea, typically served with ice cubes and sometimes with a slice or wedge of lemon.
  7. (uncountable, UK) A light meal eaten mid-afternoon, typically with tea.
    Kids, your tea’s on the table!
  8. (uncountable, New Zealand, UK, Australian) The main evening meal, irrespective of whether tea is drunk with it.
    The family were sitting round the table, having their tea.
  9. (cricket) The break in play between the second and third sessions.
    Australia were 490 for 7 at tea on the second day.
  10. (slang, dated) Marijuana.
    • 1946, Mezz Mezzrow and Bernard Wolfe, Really the Blues, Payback Press 1999, p. 74:
      Tea puts a musician in a real masterly sphere, and thats why so many jazzmen have used it.
    • 1947, William Burroughs, letter, 11 Mar 1947:
      Here in Texas possession of tea is a felony calling for 2 years.


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Traduzione italiano tè |tisana |cena |fare il tè |pianta del tè |prendere il tè |

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