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    Definition of that is in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. (conjunctive) In other words; that is to say. Used to introduce a clarification or explanation.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • If they disobey precept, that is no excuse to us, nor gives us any warranty . . . to disobey likewise. -Kettlewe.
        • If there is one teaching that is peculiar to Buddhism alone among all the world's religions, I would say it is the principle of Śūnyatā (Voidness or Emptiness).
        • This is essentialised place: a somewhere that is nowhere and yet everywhere.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • That is the slough of a rattler; we must be careful.
        • That is the Gulfe of Greedinesse, they say, That deepe engorgeth all this worldes pray...
        • That is the fourth time this week my neighbor's barking dog has woken me up. I'm going to go give her a piece of my mind about it.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Conjunctive adverbs
          • Uncomparable adverbs
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        Meaning of that is for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this idiom "that is" is an adverb, more specifically, a conjunctive adverb and an uncomparable adverb.
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