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And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite.
Umberto Guidoni

Meaning of "tether" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TETHER

From Old Norse tjothr; related to Middle Dutch tūder tether, Old High German zeotar pole of a wagon.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TETHER

tether  [ˈtɛðə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TETHER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Tether is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb tether in English.

WHAT DOES TETHER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tether

A tether is a cord, fixture, or signal that anchors something movable to a reference point which may be fixed or moving. There are a number of applications for tethers: balloons, kites, tethered wind-energy conversion systems, anchors, tethered water-flow energy conversion systems, towing, animal constraint, and power-kiting. Tethers may break by various means; if a tether is a signal, then interruption by signal barriers breaks the tether. If the tether is a cord or rope, then upon reaching the breaking strength of the tether, the tether fails in its function. Failure modes for tethers are considered when designing arrangements where a tether is needed. When a tether or line breaks suddenly, backlash of the segments may cause severe damage or loss of life; safety links are sometimes used to prevent excessive tension in a tether involved in towing objects or persons, like in the towing of sailplanes; the safety link in a tether is thus a tether itself. Tethering objects to prevent theft of an object like a computer at a school or library is now commonly seen.

Definition of tether in the English dictionary

The first definition of tether in the dictionary is a restricting rope, chain, etc, by which an animal is tied to a particular spot. Other definition of tether is the range of one's endurance, etc. Tether is also to tie or limit with or as if with a tether.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO TETHER

PRESENT

Present
I tether
you tether
he/she/it tethers
we tether
you tether
they tether
Present continuous
I am tethering
you are tethering
he/she/it is tethering
we are tethering
you are tethering
they are tethering
Present perfect
I have tethered
you have tethered
he/she/it has tethered
we have tethered
you have tethered
they have tethered
Present perfect continuous
I have been tethering
you have been tethering
he/she/it has been tethering
we have been tethering
you have been tethering
they have been tethering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I tethered
you tethered
he/she/it tethered
we tethered
you tethered
they tethered
Past continuous
I was tethering
you were tethering
he/she/it was tethering
we were tethering
you were tethering
they were tethering
Past perfect
I had tethered
you had tethered
he/she/it had tethered
we had tethered
you had tethered
they had tethered
Past perfect continuous
I had been tethering
you had been tethering
he/she/it had been tethering
we had been tethering
you had been tethering
they had been tethering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will tether
you will tether
he/she/it will tether
we will tether
you will tether
they will tether
Future continuous
I will be tethering
you will be tethering
he/she/it will be tethering
we will be tethering
you will be tethering
they will be tethering
Future perfect
I will have tethered
you will have tethered
he/she/it will have tethered
we will have tethered
you will have tethered
they will have tethered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been tethering
you will have been tethering
he/she/it will have been tethering
we will have been tethering
you will have been tethering
they will have been tethering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would tether
you would tether
he/she/it would tether
we would tether
you would tether
they would tether
Conditional continuous
I would be tethering
you would be tethering
he/she/it would be tethering
we would be tethering
you would be tethering
they would be tethering
Conditional perfect
I would have tether
you would have tether
he/she/it would have tether
we would have tether
you would have tether
they would have tether
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been tethering
you would have been tethering
he/she/it would have been tethering
we would have been tethering
you would have been tethering
they would have been tethering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you tether
we let´s tether
you tether
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to tether
Past participle
tethered
Present Participle
tethering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TETHER


altogether
ˌɔːltəˈɡɛðə
bellwether
ˈbɛlˌwɛðə
blether
ˈblɛðə
Fairweather
ˈfɛəˌwɛðə
feather
ˈfɛðə
heather
ˈhɛðə
leather
ˈlɛðə
nether
ˈnɛðə
overleather
ˌəʊvəˈlɛðə
overweather
ˌəʊvəˈwɛðə
pleather
ˈplɛðə
together
təˈɡɛðə
untether
ʌnˈtɛðə
untogether
ˌʌntəˈɡɛðə
weather
ˈwɛðə
wether
ˈwɛðə
whether
ˈwɛðə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TETHER

tetartohedralism
tetartohedrally
tetartohedrism
tetchier
tetchiest
tetchily
tetchiness
tetchy
tete
teth
tetherball
Tethys
Teton Range
tetra
tetrabasic
tetrabasicity
tetrabrach
tetrabranchiate
tetracaine
tetrachloride

WORDS THAT END LIKE TETHER

aether
at the end of one´s tether
ether
ethyl ether
get it together
get-together
go together
hang together
hold together
in the altogether
keep body and soul together
live together
other
petroleum ether
pull together
put their heads together
put two and two together
seether
stick together
teether
the ether

Synonyms and antonyms of tether in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «TETHER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «tether» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of tether
bind · bond · chain · fasten · fastening · fetter · halter · lead · leash · manacle · restrain · restraint · rope · secure · shackle · tie

Translation of «tether» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TETHER

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

Translator English - Chinese

拴住
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

atar
570 millions of speakers

English

tether
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पगहा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حبل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

троса
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

amarrar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শিকল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

attacher
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tether
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

festbinden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

つなぎ綱でつなぐ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

밧줄로 묵다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tether
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cột ngựa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தாம்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लहान तुकडा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

urgan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

legare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pęta
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

троса
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

lega
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρόσδεσης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ketting
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tjuder
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tjore
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of tether

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TETHER»

The term «tether» is quite widely used and occupies the 36.774 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TETHER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «tether» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «tether» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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5 QUOTES WITH «TETHER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word tether.
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Jason Bateman
I really enjoy playing that everyman part because that part is us, the audience. And you need somebody inside a comedy to tether the absurdity to reality.
2
Michael Dickinson
For many years in my laboratory and other laboratories around the world, we've been studying fly behaviors in little flight simulators. You can tether a fly to a little stick. You can measure the aerodynamic forces it's creating. You can let the fly play a little video game by letting it fly around in a visual display.
3
Umberto Guidoni
And the first flight of the tether satellite happened in '92, and I was the backup on that flight.
4
Umberto Guidoni
And then my chance really happened in 1996 when we added the second flight of the tether satellite.
5
Nik Wallenda
I have never in my life walked with a harness. The weight of the tether, makes it feel like I'm dragging an anchor behind me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TETHER»

Discover the use of tether in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to tether and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The End of the Tether
Portraying a young man's first sea-voyage to the East in Youth, an unenlightened maturity in Heart of Darkness, and the blind old age of Captain Whalley in The End of the Tether
Joseph Conrad, 2012
2
H.G. Wells at the End of His Tether: His Social and ...
H.G. Wells at the End of His Tether attempts to answer this question and others by examining his work from a nineteenth century perspective.Wells was a controversial figure. He was an avid socialist and a self-proclaimed prophet.
Gordon D. Feir, 2005
3
Youth, Heart of Darkness, and The End of the Tether
Last in this volume, "The End of the Tether" tells a story of a legally blind captain who must continue to pilot his ship in order to provide for his family.
Joseph Conrad, 2011
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Youth, Heart of Darkness, The End of the Tether
A textual essay and comprehensive apparatus reveal the history of each story's composition, revision and publication. This volume will allow scholars to see these familiar stories in a fresh light, by returning to Conrad's original texts.
Joseph Conrad, Owen Knowles, 2010
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Bound to the Hearth by the Shortest Tether: Village Life in ...
Bound to the Hearth by the Shortest Tether is a story of original research in China and Brazil, as well as the circumstances that made that work possible.
Paul Chandler, 2006
6
And God Created Human: A Collection of Scenes and Monologues
Want to grab the attention of your audience before a sermon or Bible study? This book offers help so that you can do that. It provides humorous, entertaining, and thought-provoking scenes and monologues, based on contemporary issues.
Jana Tether, 2007
7
Tether a Dragon
Three acts.
Kylie Tennant, 1952
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Effects of Linoleic Acid on Tether Formation Between ...
The results of the study indicated that linoleic acid promoted membrane tether formation by increasing E-selectin bond formation and reducing the adhesion energy between the U937 plasma membrane and the actin cytoskeleton through the ...
Joel Preston Irick, 2008
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Beyond the Tether
Bruno G. Botti provides new and compelling insights into one of God's most beloved and faithful creations.Beyond the Tetherwill leave a lasting imprint in your heart; it is a riveting, sometimes heart-breaking, reminder of the bond between ...
Bruno Botti, 2011
10
The Tether: Poems
In The Tether, his fifth book, Phillips's characteristically cascading poetic line is leaner and more dramatic than ever."
Carl Phillips, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TETHER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term tether is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Spring Valley mother tied 4-year-old son to bush, police say
Modica says a neighbor called police after spotting the boy tied to a bush by a tether on his backpack. advertisement | advertise on newsday. Quinde-Castro ... «Newsday, Jul 15»
2
Tether teams up with GoCoin to give merchants free Bitcoin payment …
bitcoins-photo-cc Tether, a payment service that uses a bitcoin-backend to settle payments without having to use a bank, just announced integration with Bitcoin ... «SiliconANGLE, Apr 15»
3
With Tether, unlocking your Mac using an iPhone has never been …
Tether is a smart, free app for iOS that allows users to unlock their Mac automatically with an iPhone handset. Available free of charge for the iPhone, Tether is ... «AppAdvice, Mar 15»
4
Tether uses your iPhone to unlock your Mac when you're nearby
We've seen a few apps that promise new ways of unlocking your Mac, but Tether, a new free app, might be the easiest yet simply because you don't need to do ... «The Next Web, Mar 15»
5
Tether + Factom Announce Collaboration
Today, Tether and Factom jointly announced a partnership wherein Tether ... Factom has selected Tether to be one of its partners on its asset allocation strategy. «Bitcoin Magazine, Mar 15»
6
Trucks' Tether Anchors Are Often Tricky to Find, Use
Tether anchors, a critical part of a car's Latch system, often go unused by parents and caregivers. In sedans, where the tether anchors are easy to find on the rear ... «Cars.com News, Feb 15»
7
Eric Prydz Shares CHVRCHES 'Tether' Remix Video Ahead of Album
Eric Prydz has unveiled the music video for his remix of CHVRCHES "Tether." The video follows a cube found on the album artwork situated in various spots on ... «Music Times, Feb 15»
8
Eric Prydz Unveils CHVRCHES 'Tether' Remix, Album Is In 'Final …
Swedish producer Eric Prydz does not release music often, but when he does, he makes it count. He has previewed his remix for CHVRCHES track "Tether" from ... «Music Times, Jan 15»
9
Tether Introduces Real-World Currency to the Blockchain by Going …
HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Jan 15, 2015) - Tether, the first real-world currency platform built on the Bitcoin blockchain and currently in private beta, ... «Marketwired, Jan 15»
10
Tether Brings Benefits of P2P Transactions to Fiat Currency Transfers
One of the largest advantages of the blockchain is that it eliminates, or at least reduces, these issues to insignificance. Tether, a new private beta that opened ... «CoinTelegraph, Nov 14»

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