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Tautaug
Tautaug Tau*taug", n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Tautog.
Tautegorical
Tautegorical Tau`te*gor"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, for ? ? the same + ? to speak. Cf. Allegory.] Expressing the same thing with different words; -- opposed to allegorical. [R.] --Coleridge.
Tautochrone
Tautochrone Tau"to*chrone, n. [Gr. ?, for ? ? the same + ? time: cf. F. tautochrone.] (Math.) A curved line, such that a heavy body, descending along it by the action of gravity, will always arrive at the lowest point in the same time, wherever in the curve it may begin to fall; as, an inverted cycloid with its base horizontal is a tautochrone.
Tautochronous
Tautochronous Tau*toch"ro*nous, a. (Math.) Occupying the same time; pertaining to, or having the properties of, a tautochrone.
tautog
Chub Chub, n. [This word seems to signify a large or thick fish. Cf. Sw. kubb a short and thick piece of wood, and perh. F. chabot chub.] (Zo["o]l.) A species to fresh-water fish of the Cyprinid[ae] or Carp family. The common European species is Leuciscus cephalus; the cheven. In America the name is applied to various fishes of the same family, of the genera Semotilus, Squalius, Ceratichthys, etc., and locally to several very different fishes, as the tautog, black bass, etc. Chub mackerel (Zo["o]l.), a species of mackerel (Scomber colias) in some years found in abundance on the Atlantic coast, but absent in others; -- called also bull mackerel, thimble-eye, and big-eye mackerel. Chub sucker (Zo["o]l.), a fresh-water fish of the United States (Erimyzon sucetta); -- called also creekfish.
Tautologic
Tautologic Tau`to*log"ic, a. Tautological.
Tautological
Tautological Tau`to*log"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. tautologique.] Involving tautology; having the same signification; as, tautological expression. -- Tau`to*log"ic*al*ly, adv. Tautological echo, an echo that repeats the same sound or syllable many times.
Tautological echo
Tautological Tau`to*log"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. tautologique.] Involving tautology; having the same signification; as, tautological expression. -- Tau`to*log"ic*al*ly, adv. Tautological echo, an echo that repeats the same sound or syllable many times.
Tautologically
Tautological Tau`to*log"ic*al, a. [Cf. F. tautologique.] Involving tautology; having the same signification; as, tautological expression. -- Tau`to*log"ic*al*ly, adv. Tautological echo, an echo that repeats the same sound or syllable many times.
Tautologist
Tautologist Tau*tol"o*gist, n. One who uses tautological words or phrases.
Tautologize
Tautologize Tau*tol"o*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tautologized; p. pr. & vb. n. Tautologizing.] To repeat the same thing in different words.
Tautologized
Tautologize Tau*tol"o*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tautologized; p. pr. & vb. n. Tautologizing.] To repeat the same thing in different words.
Tautologizing
Tautologize Tau*tol"o*gize, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tautologized; p. pr. & vb. n. Tautologizing.] To repeat the same thing in different words.
Tautologous
Tautologous Tau*tol"o*gous, a. [Gr. ?; ?, for ? ? the same + ? to speak.] Repeating the same thing in different words; tautological. [R.] --Tooke.
Tautology
Tautology Tau*tol"o*gy, n. [L. tautologia, Gr. ?: cf. F. tautologie.] (Rhet.) A repetition of the same meaning in different words; needless repetition of an idea in different words or phrases; a representation of anything as the cause, condition, or consequence of itself, as in the following lines: The dawn is overcast, the morning lowers, And heavily in clouds brings on the day. --Addison. Syn: Repetition. Usage: Tautology, Repetition. There may be frequent repetitions (as in legal instruments) which are warranted either by necessity or convenience; but tautology is always a fault, being a sameness of expression which adds nothing to the sense or the sound.
Tautomeric
Tautomeric Tau`to*mer"ic, a. (Chem.) Relating to, or characterized by, tautomerism.
Tautomerism
Tautomerism Tau*tom"er*ism, n. [Gr. ?; ?, for ? ? the same + ? part.] (Chem.) The condition, quality, or relation of metameric substances, or their respective derivatives, which are more or less interchangeable, according as one form or the other is the more stable. It is a special case of metamerism; thus, the lactam and the lactim compounds exhibit tautomerism.
Tautoousian
Tautoousian Tau`to*ou"si*an, Tautoousious Tau`to*ou"si*ous, a. [Gr. ?; ?, for ? ? the same + ? being, essence.] Having the same essence; being identically of the same nature. [R.] --Cudworth.
Tautoousious
Tautoousian Tau`to*ou"si*an, Tautoousious Tau`to*ou"si*ous, a. [Gr. ?; ?, for ? ? the same + ? being, essence.] Having the same essence; being identically of the same nature. [R.] --Cudworth.
Tautophonical
Tautophonical Tau`to*phon"ic*al, a. Pertaining to, or characterized by, tautophony; repeating the same sound.
Tautophony
Tautophony Tau*toph"o*ny, n. [Gr. ?; ?, for ? ? the same + ? voice.] Repetition of the same sound.
Tautozonal
Tautozonal Tau`to*zon"al, a. [Gr. ?; ?, for ? ? the same + E. zonal.] (Crystallog.) Belonging to the same zone; as, tautozonal planes.

Meaning of Taut from wikipedia

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- Bruno Julius Florian Taut (4 May 1880 – 24 December 1938) was a renowned German architect, urban planner and author. He was active during the Weimar period...
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- Fritz Todt (4 September 1891 – 8 February 1942) was a German construction engineer and senior ****, who rose from the position of "Inspector General for...
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