Definitions for tinyˈtaɪ ni
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ti•nyˈtaɪ ni(adj.)-ni•er, -ni•est.
very small; minute.
Origin of tiny:
1590–1600; late ME tine (of obscure orig.) + -y1
bantam, diminutive, lilliputian, midget, petite, tiny, flyspeck(adj)
"diminutive in stature"; "a lilliputian chest of drawers"; "her petite figure"; "tiny feet"; "the flyspeck nation of Bahrain moved toward democracy"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a tiny speck of dust; The baby seemed so tiny.
Origin: From tine, tyne + -y. Perhaps from tine.
very small; little; puny
Tiny was a British cyclecar manufactured by Nanson, Barker & Co at Esholt, Yorkshire between 1912 and 1915. The first car, the 8 hp, produced in 1912 was powered by an air-cooled JAP V-twin engine, three-speed gearbox and chain drive. Unlike many cyclecars a differential was fitted to the rear axle. The two-seater bodywork was in aluminium with a wheelbase of 96 inches and the range included a van. Springing was half-elliptical springs front and rear and braking was by external bands on the rear wheels. The car cost about £100 and was claimed to be capable of 50 mph. It was exhibited at the 1912 London Motor Cycle show. In 1913 the engine was replaced by a water-cooled Precision, V twin of 964 cc. There were other improvements including changing the brakes to internal expanding and replacing the chain with shaft drive. The price rose to £135. Just before the outbreak of war, in mid 1914, came the final Tiny called the 10/15. This one was a proper light car and had a four-cylinder Dorman engine of 1177 cc. It cost £157. It is uncertain how many Tinys were made but output was small. After World War I, the same company produced cars under Airedale brand.
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Translations for tiny
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a tiny insect.
- صَغير جِداArabic
- pequeninoPortuguese (BR)
- minúsculo, pequeñísimo, diminutoSpanish
- बहुत छोटाHindi
- malen, sićušanCroatian
- 매우 작은Korean
- sīks; mazītiņšLatvian
- sangat kecilMalay
- uiterst kleinDutch
- ډېر كوچنى، وړوكى، مونانيPashto
- 微小的Chinese (Trad.)
- мініатюрний, крихітнийUkrainian
- معمولي، ننھا ساUrdu
- nhỏ xíuVietnamese
- 微小的Chinese (Simp.)
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