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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
        • This is essentialised place: a somewhere that is nowhere and yet everywhere.
        • The MesJ protein is a well-known cell-cycle protein that is directly responsible for lysidine formation and thus is essential for decoding AUA codons in vivo [ 27 ].
        • I have a hard time tuning out a television that is on.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • That is the slough of a rattler; we must be careful.
        • That is so.  You are responsible for this, is that not so? ‎
        • That is right; — keep to your 'magnum opus' — magnoperate away.
    • 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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