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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tel·lu·ri·um /təˈlʊriəm, tɛ-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tel·lu·ri·um /təˈlʊrɪəm, tɛ-/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tel·lu·ri·um n.  Chem. A rare nonmetallic element, analogous to sulphur and selenium, occasionally found native as a substance of a silver-white metallic luster, but usually combined with metals, as with gold and silver in the mineral sylvanite, with mercury in Coloradoite, etc. Symbol Te. Atomic weight 125.2.
 Graphic tellurium. Min. See Sylvanite.
 Tellurium glance Min., nagyagite; -- called also black tellurium.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to
          selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a
          semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of
          copper and nickel and silver and gold [syn: Te, atomic
          number 52]

From: Elements database 20001107

 Symbol: Te
 Atomic number: 52
 Atomic weight: 127.60
 Silvery metalloid element of group 16. Eight natural isotopes, nine
 radioactive isotopes. Used in semiconductors and to a degree in some
 steels. Chemistry is similar to sulphur. Discovered in 1782 by Franz