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  1. 1
    used when explaining more clearly what you have just said

    Some wines have ‘proprietarynames – that is to say, their names were created by the producers.

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    used when you are going to correct something that you have just said

    I’ve always enjoyed my work – that is, I did until this new manager arrived.

 
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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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