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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
        • It’s an apt metaphor for the music, a collision of African dance genres such as kuduro, kizomba and tarraxinha with house and techno that is unique to Lisbon’s ghettos.
        • Although more gracile, it is clearly homologous to the orbitocerebral vein that is present in some sauropods like Diplodocus longus ([42 ]: fig. 6.9) and Camarasaurus lentus ([42 ]: fig. 6.8).
        • The stereocontrol that is possible with this type of chemistry is illustrated in the case of cis- and trans-piperylene.
      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 the fourth time this week my neighbor's barking dog has woken me up. I'm going to go give her a piece of my mind about it.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Conjunctive adverbs
          • Uncomparable adverbs
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        Source: Wiktionary

        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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