n. The study of geometrical properties unaffected by changes of shape or size. topological adj. [greek topos place]
n. Bullfighter, esp. On horseback. [latin taurus]
n. Thin flat orig. Mexican maize cake eaten hot. [spanish diminutive of torta cake]
n. Slow-moving reptile with a horny domed shell. [medieval latin tortuca]
adj. - full of twists and turns.
- devious, circuitous. tortuously adv. [latin: related to *tort]
n. - complete amount.
- time during which an eclipse is total.
v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) collect into a total; find the total of.
—adj. Moving; pathetic. —prep. Literary concerning. touchingly adv.
adj. Usu. Derog. Appealing to or visited by many tourists.
n. - s.afr. Urban area set aside for black occupation.
- us & can. A division of a county. B district six miles square.
- hist. Small town or village forming part of a large parish.
- austral. & nz small town.