An equality in numbers, as of votes, scores, etc., which prevents either party from being victorious; equality in any contest, as a race.
To make an equal score with, in a contest; to be even with.
To make a tie; to make an equal score.
When a game results in both players having an equal score. A Tie is treated as one half of a win.
A knot; a fastening.
A knot of hair, as at the back of a wig.
Low shoes fastened with lacings.
To fasten with a band or cord and knot; to bind.
A line, usually straight, drawn across the stems of notes, or a curved line written over or under the notes, signifying that they are to be slurred, or closely united in the performance, or that two notes of the same pitch are to be sounded as one; a bind; a ligature.
To unite, as notes, by a cross line, or by a curved line, or slur, drawn over or under them.
Notational device used to continue a rhythm across a bar-line.
A curved line that connects two notes on the same line or space. Hold for the total counts of both notes.
A beam or rod for holding two parts together; in railways, one of the transverse timbers which support the track and keep it in place.
when dogs mate, they become "tied" together for a short time
a horizontal beam used to prevent two other structural members from spreading apart or separating; "he nailed the rafters together with a tie beam"
make by tying pieces together; "The fishermen tied their flies"
A push, standoff or a draw.
(also known as Push or Stand-Off). When player and dealer have the same total, and player keeps the bet.
A push, stand-off or a draw.
A structural member that is loaded in tension.
part of a metal framework always requested by tension stresses efforts.
A tension member of a truss.
A structural member resisting tension forces along the grain.
A supporting cross piece--usually of wood or concrete on prototype railroads--that holds the rails of railroad track the proper distance apart (Gauge) and in proper alignment.
Wire, clip, or band used to attach the fabric to the top rail and line posts.
one of the cross braces that support the rails on a railway track; "the British call a railroad tie a sleeper"
In track construction, the cross members to which the rails are attached.
Any unit of material which connects masonry to masonry or other materials. See Wall Tie.
A throughstone used in a wall head.
(veneer). A metal strip used to tie a brick or masonry wall to the wooden frame wall.
Any assembly which connects masonry to masonry or other materials.