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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
        • The target antigen is a 210-kDa centrophilin that is not only localized in the pericentrosomal region of mitotic cells but also present in interphase nuclear matrix.
        • In contrast, cytospots stained for Tie2 that is restrictedly expressed by endothelial cells showed no fluorescence indicating that there was no contamination with endothelial cells (Fig 3C and 3D).
        • Hsp70 is also known to have a protein unfoldase activity that is important for translocation of proteins across the membranes of organelles; [ …]
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • That is a serious accusation, so make sure you have plenty of evidence before you point the finger at someone.
        • That is so.  You are responsible for this, is that not so? ‎
        • That is the slough of a rattler; we must be careful.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Conjunctive adverbs
          • Uncomparable adverbs
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        Source: Wiktionary

        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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