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I was worried for a while that it was some sort of reflection of me that all I seemed to be getting were these characters that were a tad bit loony. But I love it. Those are the most fun characters to play!
Torrey DeVitto

Meaning of "a tad" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A TAD

a tad play
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WHAT DOES A TAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a tad in the English dictionary

The definition of a tad in the dictionary is a little; rather.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A TAD

a slap in the face
a slap on the back
a slap on the wrist
a soda
a sop to Cerberus
a spider´s web of sth
a sticky end
a stout heart
a stroke
a tall order
a taste of one´s own medicine
a tempo
a thick ear
A to J
A to Z
a treader of the boards
a turn-up
a visual impairment
a voice in the wilderness

WORDS THAT END LIKE A TAD

fantad
Flagstad
Fredrikstad
Halmstad
heptad
Kristianstad
octad
pentad
tad
Willemstad
Zaanstad

Synonyms and antonyms of a tad in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a tad» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A TAD

Find out the translation of a tad to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a tad from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a tad» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一点点
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un poco
570 millions of speakers

English

a tad
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक बालक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صبي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

немного
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um pouco
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি বাচ্চা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un peu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Anak lelaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein bisschen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

少し
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조금
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A tad
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một chút
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு சிறுவன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक tad
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Biraz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un po ´
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

трохи
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un pic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα αγοράκι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n bietjie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en smula
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en tad
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a tad

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A TAD»

The term «a tad» is quite widely used and occupies the 25.406 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A TAD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a tad

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3 QUOTES WITH «A TAD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a tad.
1
Torrey DeVitto
I was worried for a while that it was some sort of reflection of me that all I seemed to be getting were these characters that were a tad bit loony. But I love it. Those are the most fun characters to play!
2
Eddie Redmayne
I'm quite ignorant about fashion and I'm colourblind, so it's all a tad tricky. My only knowledge of that world comes through Christopher Bailey, whom I first met in 2008 when I did a campaign for Burberry that featured musicians, artists, actors and sportsmen.
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Cassie Ventura
I did musical theater, and I did dancing for what it was at the performing arts high school that I went to. I went to a school where I was there on a scholarship. So I think when you're on a scholarship, you always work a tad harder, or you want to work a tad harder than the next person.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A TAD»

Discover the use of a tad in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a tad and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A tad overweight, but violet eyes to die for
The Washington advent of Senator and Mrs. Elizabeth Taylor, the latest coming of Ted Kennedy, and the defection of Secretary of Symbolism Duane Delacourt to the high-ozone camp of Jerry Brown are chronicled in Trudeau's cartoons
G. B. Trudeau, 1980
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Project Management ToolBox: Tools and Techniques for the ...
A zone is a horizontal swath or strip across a TAD printout The cascade format allows only one activity per zone. • Why called cascade? A well-arranged succession of activities, one per zone, appears like a cascade. • Less complex.
Dragan Z. Milosevic, 2003
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Neurospora : Contributions of a Model Organism: ...
This implied that, as in other retrotransposons, transposition was via a cytoplasmic RNA intermediate, and integration took place into a new nucleus after reverse transcription (catalyzed by a Tad gene product) by insertion of the cDNA.
Irvine Rowland H. Davis Professor of Molecular Genetics University of California, 2000
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Digital Electronics: Principles, Devices and Applications
... VDD2× KWG2 KWG1 KWG0 PGPUD(VDD) KWH7 KWH6 KWH5 7 A TAD 6 A TAD 5 A TAD 4 A TAD 3 A TAD 2 A TAD 1 A TAD 0 A TAD 51 ATA D 41 ATA D 31 ATA D 21 ATA D 11 ATA D 0 1ATA D 9ATA D 8ATA D WideBus 7A TAD 6A TAD  ...
Maini, 2007
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Microcontroller Programming: The Microchip PIC
Therefore, a device operating at a Tad speed of 1.6 us requires 1.6 us * 13, or 20.8 us for the entire conversion. Bits CHS2 to CHS0 in the ADCONO register ( see Figure 16-6) determine which of the analog channels is selected. This is required ...
Julio Sanchez, Maria P. Canton, 2006
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The Dragons of Ordinary Farm
Tyler and Lucinda have to spend summer with their Uncle Gideon, a farmer.
Tad Williams, Deborah Beale, 2010
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Design Through Verilog HDL
module hier.f; integer aa, bb, cc, pp, qq, rr; initial begin aa = 2; bb = 3; tad(aa.bb, cc); Sdisplay("tad.a = %0d, tad.b = %0d, tad,c = %0d". tad.a,tad.b,tad,c); end initial begin pp = 4;qq =6; tad(pp,qq,rr); SdisplayC'tad.a = %0d, tad.b - %0d, tad.c  ...
Ṭi. Ār Patman̲āpan̲, B. Bala Tripura Sundari, 2004
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Current Medicinal Chemistry
One or more oxygen atoms of TAD were replaced by methylene-(CH2)-groups: replacement of 'O1 on the adenine end of the molecule resulted in '/-TAD' (44); similarly, replacement on the tiazofurin end resulted in 'a-TAD' (45). Replacement  ...
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A complete grammar of the German language: with exercises, ...
N. tad Material, the material G. ted9Hatertal(e)S,ofthe " D. tern 3Jtaterial(e), to the " A. tad Material, the " Plural. tic 9flaterialtetl, the materials ter 9ftatertalien, of the " Ten SDJaterialien, to the " He SKateriolien, the VOCABULARY. tad <3d)iff, the ...
James Henry Worman, 1868
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Modeling the Ionosphere-Thermosphere
As demonstrated in this study, a GW with a 1000 km horizontal wavelength and a TAD with a 3000 km horizontal wavelength will interact via the superposition principle, and will penetrate through each other. There was little to no wave ...
J. D. Huba, R. W. Schunk, G. V. Khazanov, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A TAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a tad is used in the context of the following news items.
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How the Yankees may try to solve the Stephen Drew dilemma
He is a prospect, but he is a tad below the Yankees top tier guys, like Aaron Judge and Luis Severino, whom they don't want to deal. Besides ... «ESPN, Jul 15»
2
Toronto Blue Jays' offence scores enough to make up for pitching …
This time the 'pen was a tad shaky, with rookie Roberto Osuna summoned to get the final four outs. He pitched with tightness in his lower back ... «National Post, Jul 15»
3
Fendi facing haute furore at Paris Fashion Week
... Italy's Fendi set to raise hackles with an all-fur collection, Paris Fashion Week, which began Sunday, may prove a tad too haute to handle. «GMA News, Jul 15»
4
American Runner Loses to Brit in July 4 Race by Less Than One …
... consciously slow down at the tape. But Overall said he thought his counterpart was celebrating and may have eased up a tad. Check it out: ... «TheBlaze.com, Jul 15»
5
Swanigan helps US wins U-19 title
Team USA's rebounding edge was 52-50. And Croatia's field goal percentage (35.7 percent) was a tad worse than Team USA's (36.7 percent). «Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Jul 15»
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Are the Swazis being just a tad hypocritical?
An angry outburst greeted the announcement that Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs will take a sho't left to Swaziland to flex their pre-season ... «Times LIVE, Jul 15»
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Pound Trading A Tad Higher Ahead Of UK's Services PMI Data
For the 24 hours to 23:00 GMT, the GBP remained flat against the USD and closed at 1.5609. In economic news, the construction activity in ... «Investing.com, Jul 15»
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Crude Oil Ends A Tad Lower As Rig Count Rises
WASHINGTON (Alliance News) - US crude oil pared gains to end lower for a second straight session on Thursday, after data from Baker ... «London South East, Jul 15»
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Letter: It's a tad dishonest to say North Dakota is better
How can this be? Minnesota, which had a deficit problem, is now raising minimum wage, and North Dakota, which has a surplus, refuses to do ... «INFORUM, Jul 15»
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GBP/USD: Pound Trading A Tad Lower Ahead Of Britain's Q1 GDP …
On the macro front, number of mortgage approvals in the UK for house purchases eased unexpectedly to a level of 64.40 K in May, lower than ... «Action Forex, Jun 15»

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