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  • 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
        • a diamond of the first water, i.e. one that is perfectly pure and transparent ‎
        • 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).
        • Or to put it in the bracingly original terms of “The Second Plane,” it is misology that is the cause of thanatism.
      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 right; — keep to your 'magnum opus' — magnoperate away.

    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.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Conjunctive adverbs
          • Uncomparable adverbs
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