Definition of Tic-tac-toe

1. Noun. A game in which two players alternately put crosses and circles in one of the compartments of a square grid of nine spaces; the object is to get a row of three crosses or three circles before the opponent does.

Definition of Tic-tac-toe

1. Noun. (games) A game in which two players take turns putting circles and crosses on a 3x3 grid and try to get three of the same symbols in a line ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tic-tac-toe

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tic-tac-toe (current term)
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Literary usage of Tic-tac-toe

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1. The Games & Diversions of Argyleshire by Robert Craig Maclagan (1901)
"Nowadays when paper and pencils or slates are in the hands of all, the game is played as follows, and is called as in English, "Tic, Tac, Toe," but also— An ..."

2. Motivation & Learning: A Teacher's Guide to Building Excitement for Learning by Spence Rogers, Jim Ludington, Shari Graham (1999)
"... Note To A Friend 187 One - Two Review 188 Probe for Understanding 190 Team Huddles 205 Tic Tac Toe 208 Total Recall 209 Walkabout 217 Who or What am I? ..."

3. Vocabulary Centers, 3-4 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Sandi Johnson (2006)
"The students read the tic-tac-toe rules for two players. 2. The students follow the rules to play the game. Encourage the students to read aloud the words ..."

4. Vocabulary Centers, Grades 4-5 by Sandi Johnson (2006)
"Mammal Tic-Tac-Toe EMC 3351 • © Evan-Moor Corp. prey (pray) Prey is an animal that is hunted by another animal as food. Mammal Tic-Tac-Toe EMC 3351 ..."

5. The Never-Bored Kid Book 2, Ages 8-9 by Martha Cheney (2006)
"Multiplication In each square of the tic-tac-toe board there is a product. A product is the answer to a multiplication problem. Did ( or O win the game? ..."

6. Ten-minute Activitiesby Martha Cheney, Ethel Condon, Marilyn Evans by Martha Cheney, Ethel Condon, Marilyn Evans (2001)
"As in the television game show Hollywood Squares, students attempt to get tic- tac-toe by answering the questions correctly. 3. Divide students into two ..."

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