What is tier?

  • (noun): Any one of two or more competitors who tie one another.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on tier:

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... Legend Grand Slam (0) WTA Championships (0) Tier I (1) Tier II (1) Tier III (1) Tier IV V (2) No ...
IFK Stockholm - Season To Season
... Level Division Section Position Movements 1924-25 Tier 2 Division 2 Östsvenska 9th 1925-26 Tier 2 Division 2 Östsvenska 5th 1926-27 Tier 2 Division 2 Östsvenska 5th 1927-28 Tier 2 ...
Canada Research Chair - Types of Chairs
... There are two types of Canada Research Chair Tier 1 Chairs – tenable for seven years and renewable indefinitely, are for outstanding researchers ... Nominees for Tier 1 positions are full professors or associate professors who are expected to be promoted to the full professor level within one or two years of the nomination (or, if coming from outside ... For each Tier 1 Chair, the university receives $200,000 annually for seven years ...
Local Government Commission For England (1992) - Summary of Proposals
... three unitary authorities (Bedford, Luton and Mid South Beds) Luton unitary authority only two-tier remainder 1997 Berkshire five unitary authorities (existing districts, with merger of Bracknell ...
Scaled Composites Tier One
... Tier One is Scaled Composites' program of suborbital human spaceflight using the reusable spacecraft SpaceShipOne and its launcher White Knight ... Tier One is not itself intended to carry paying passengers, but it is envisioned that there will be commercial spinoffs, initially in space tourism ... Virgin Galactic could see routine space tourism, using a spacecraft based on Tier One technology ...

More definitions of "tier":

  • (noun): A relative position or degree of value in a graded group.
    Synonyms: grade, level
  • (noun): One of two or more layers one atop another.
    Example: "Tier upon tier of huge casks"; "a three-tier wedding cake"
  • (noun): A worker who ties something.
    Synonyms: tier up
  • (noun): Something that is used for tying.
    Example: "The sail is fastened to the yard with tiers"