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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
        • "The message is now the medium – that is powerful and means products can take off practically all by themselves."
        • It actually starts as two beers, Mr. Adrià said: a straightforward lager and a German-style weissbier that is seasoned with orange peel, coriander and licorice.
        • 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 the slough of a rattler; we must be careful.
        • That is so.  You are responsible for this, is that not so? ‎
        • That is a serious accusation, so make sure you have plenty of evidence before you point the finger at someone.
    • 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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