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 for tiff
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tiff \Tiff\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Tiffed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Tiffing.]
     To be in a pet.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           She tiffed with Tim, she ran from Ralph. --Landor.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tiff \Tiff\, v. t. [OE. tiffen, OF. tiffer, tifer, to bedizen;
     cf. D. tippen to clip the points or ends of the hair, E. tip,
     n.]
     To deck out; to dress. [Obs.] --A. Tucker.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tiff \Tiff\, n. [Originally, a sniff, sniffing; cf. Icel. ?efr a
     smell, ?efa to sniff, Norw. tev a drawing in of the breath,
     teva to sniff, smell, dial. Sw. t["u]v smell, scent, taste.]
     1. Liquor; especially, a small draught of liquor. "Sipping
        his tiff of brandy punch." --Sir W. Scott.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A fit of anger or peevishness; a slight altercation or
        contention. See Tift. --Thackeray.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tiff
      n 1: a quarrel about petty points [syn: bicker, bickering,
           spat, tiff, squabble, pettifoggery, fuss]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  59 Moby Thesaurus words for "tiff":
     altercate, altercation, argument, bicker, bickering, blood feud,
     brawl, broil, caterwaul, contention, controversy, differ,
     difference of opinion, disagreement, dispute, donnybrook,
     donnybrook fair, dudgeon, embroilment, fall, falling-out, ferment,
     feud, fight, flite, fliting, fracas, fret, fume, fuss, have words,
     high dudgeon, huff, imbroglio, join issue, logomachy, miff,
     misunderstanding, open quarrel, pet, pique, polemic, quarrel,
     rhubarb, row, run-in, set to, sharp words, slanging match, snarl,
     spar, spat, squabble, stew, strife, tussle, vendetta, words,
     wrangle
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (February 2016) :

  TIFF
         Tag / Tagged Image File Format (Aldus)
         

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  Tagged Image File Format
  TIFF
  
      (TIFF) A file format used for
     still-image bitmaps, stored in tagged fields.  Application
     programs can use the tags to accept or ignore fields,
     depending on their capabilities.
  
     While TIFF was designed to be extensible, it lacked a core of
     useful functionality, so that most useful functions (e.g.
     lossless 24-bit colour) requires nonstandard, often
     redundant, extensions.  The incompatibility of extensions has
     led some to expand "TIFF" as "Thousands of Incompatible File
     Formats".
  
     Compare GIF, PNG, JPEG.
  
     (1997-10-11)
  

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