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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
        • To widespread surprise and some unease, though, the merkelling chancellor has been transformed. She has found a new voice that is simple and strong.
        • The club that is now mostly used for golf was once a common weapon. ‎
        • But we cannot disappoint Grandma and Grandpa Smith, and that is what family is all about! Do you understand?! ‎
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • That is right; — keep to your 'magnum opus' — magnoperate away.
        • That is a serious accusation, so make sure you have plenty of evidence before you point the finger at someone.
        • That is the sluff of a rattler; we must be careful.
    • 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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