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te

[tey] /teɪ/
noun, Music.
1.
ti1 .

Te

[de] /dɛ/
noun
1.
(in philosophical Taoism) the virtue or power inherent in a person or thing existing in harmony with the Tao.
Also, Teh.
Origin
< Chinese (Wade-Giles) te2, (pinyin)
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British Dictionary definitions for tes

TES

abbreviation
1.
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te

/tiː/
noun
1.
(music) (in tonic sol-fa) the syllable used for the seventh note or subtonic of any scale
Word Origin
see gamut

Te

Chemical symbol
1.
tellurium
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tes in Medicine

Te
The symbol for the element tellurium.

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tes in Science
Te  
The symbol for tellurium.
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Related Abbreviations for tes

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Telugu

TE

tight end
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Encyclopedia Article for tes

Te

((Te), semimetallic chemical element in the oxygen family (Group VIa of the periodic table), closely allied with the element selenium in chemical and physical properties. It was discovered in 1782 by Franz Joseph Muller von Reichenstein, a mining inspector in Transylvania. Tellurium is not an abundant element, although it is widely distributed around the world. It is rarely found in the uncombined state and usually occurs as tellurides of copper, lead, silver, gold, iron, or bismuth. The chief sources from which the element is extracted are the slimes from copper and lead refineries in addition to flue dusts from the processing of telluride gold ores.

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