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Meaning of TELLURIC

Pronunciation:  te'lûrik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  of or relating to or inhabiting the land as opposed to the sea or air
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or containing the chemical element tellurium
 

TELLURIC is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: tellurian, terrene, terrestrial
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tel*lu"ric\, a. [L. tellus, -uris, the earth: cf. F.
tellurique.]
1. Of or pertaining to the earth; proceeding from the earth.

         Amid these hot, telluric flames.      --Carlyle.

2. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to tellurium; derived from, or
   resembling, tellurium; specifically, designating those
   compounds in which the element has a higher valence as
   contrasted with {tellurous} compounds; as, telluric acid,
   which is analogous to sulphuric acid.

{Telluric bismuth} (Min.), tetradymite.

{Telluric silver} (Min.), hessite.

 

 

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