See also: tl, Tl, and .tl

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TL

  1. (metrology) Symbol for teraliter (teralitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 1012 liters (litres).

Etymology 2 edit

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TL

  1. (international standards) ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code for Timor-Leste since 2002.
    Synonyms: TLS (alpha-3 2002–present), TP (1975–2002, as East Timor)

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TL (plural TLs)

  1. (translation studies) Initialism of target language.
    Antonym: SL
  2. (informal) Abbreviation of translator.
  3. (informal) Abbreviation of translation.
  4. (Internet) Abbreviation of timeline; also tl.
  5. Abbreviation of turntable ladder.
  6. Abbreviation of team leader.
  7. (ecology) Initialism of trophic level.
  8. Abbreviation of Turkish lira.
    Synonym:
  9. (slang, dated) Initialism of trade-last.
    • 1922, Thomas Lansing Masson, Our American Humorists, page 201:
      Nothing about my natural charms no more, an egg's age since anybody had called me to 1 side and whispered "I got a T. L. for you. Gertie thinks your ears is immense."
    • 1997, Joan Mellen, Hellman and Hammett, page 71:
      So autobiographical was The Children's Hour that there are even “TL's” between the children, those “trade lasts” in which people must come up with compliments they have heard about each other, a game which amused Lily []

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Proper noun edit

TL

  1. Abbreviation of Tulcea, a county in Romania.

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TL ?

  1. Abbreviation of Tlaxcala (Mexican state)

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Proper noun edit

TL

  1. Abbreviation of Türk Lirası (Turkish Lira).