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1 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: tellurium, atomic number 52]
2 the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization [syn: ti, si]

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  1. Symbol for the element tellurium.

Extensive Definition

Te or TE may refer to or be used for:

Mathematics and science

  • TE buffer, a commonly used buffer solution in molecular biology
  • TE mode, a type of transverse mode
  • Tellurium, a brittle silver-white metalloid element
  • Thioescaline, a psychoactive drug



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Te in Breton: Te (digejañ)
Te in Catalan: Te (desambiguació)
Te in German: TE
Te in Esperanto: Te
Te in Basque: Te
Te in French: TE
Te in Korean: TE
Te in Italian: TE
Te in Dutch: Thee
Te in Japanese: TE
Te in Polish: Te
Te in Kölsch: TE (Watt ėßß datt?)
Te in Sicilian: TE
Te in Finnish: Te
Te in Chinese: TE
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