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Main Entry: 1tie
Pronunciation: primarystresstimacr
Function: noun
1 : a line, ribbon, or cord used for fastening, uniting, or drawing something closed
2 a : a structural part (as a beam) holding two pieces together b : one of the cross supports to which railroad rails are fastened
3 : a bond of kinship or affection <family ties>
4 : a curved line joining two musical notes of the same pitch and used to indicate a single tone sustained through the time value of the two notes
5 a : an equality in number : DEADLOCK <the game ended in a tie> b : a contest that ends with an equal score

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