the third day of the week; the second working day
The third day of the week in many religious traditions, and the second day of the week in systems that use the ISO 8601 norm; it follows Monday and precedes Wednesday.
Origin: From Tewesday, from Tiwesdæg, from Tīwas dagaz (a rendering of dies Martis (see ), itself a translation of (see )), equivalent to Tīwaz (compare Tyr, Ziu), from dyewós + dagaz. Cognate with Tysday, tiisdei, dialectal Ziestag, tirsdag, tisdag. More at Zeus, day.
the third day of the week, following Monday and preceding Wednesday
Tuesday is a day of the week occurring after Monday and before Wednesday. According to some commonly used calendars, it is the third day of the week, but according to international standard ISO 8601, it is the second day of the week. The English name is derived from Old English Tiwesdæg and Middle English Tewesday, meaning "Tīw's Day", the day of Tiw or Týr, the god of single combat, victory and heroic glory in Norse mythology. Tiw was equated with Mars in the interpretatio romana, and the name of the day is a translation of Latin dies Martis.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tūz′dā, n. the third day of the week. [A.S. Tíwes dæg, the day of Tíw (the god of war)=Ger. die(n)s-tag; cf. L. dies Martis. Tíw (Ice. Týr, Old High Ger. Zío) is cog. with Gr. Zeus, Dios, and L. Ju-piter, Jovis.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'Tuesday' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3478
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Tuesday' in Written Corpus Frequency: #939
The numerical value of Tuesday in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of Tuesday in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
God runs electromagnetics by wave theory on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, and the Devil runs them by quantum theory on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.
I have always paid income tax. I object only when it reaches a stage when I am threatened with having nothing left for my old age -- which is due to start next Tuesday or Wednesday.
We are born at the rise of the curtain and we die with its fall, and every night in the presence of our patrons we write our new creation, and every night it is blotted out forever and of what use is it to say to audience or to critic, 'Ah, but you should have seen me last Tuesday'
My client just received a notification letter that in 72 hours there will be an execution, there is no date specified for the execution, but families will have time to visit Nusakambangan until Tuesday 2 p.m., this could mean that it will be carried out on later on Tuesday, probably in the evening or after midnight.
Super Tuesday, one of two things is going to happen. Right now, Donald Trump has enormous momentum. He's won three out of four states, if he continues with that momentum and powers through and wins everywhere on Super Tuesday, he could easily be unstoppable. And I think that would be a grave mistake both for the Republican Party and for the country.
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