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(in philosophical Taoism) the virtue or power inherent in a person or thing existing in harmony with the Tao.
Also, Teh.

< Chinese (Wade-Giles) te2, (pinyin)


Symbol, Chemistry.


travel and entertainment.
Also, T and E.

morituri te salutamus

[moh-ri-too-ree te sah-loo-tah-moos; English mawr-i-toor-ahy tee sal-yoo-tey-uhs, -tyoor-ahy, -toor-ee, -tyoor-ee]
we who are about to die salute you: said by Roman gladiators to the emperor.

nosce te ipsum

[nohs-ke tey ip-soom; English noh-see tee ip-suhm]
know thyself.
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te or ti (tiː)
music (in tonic sol-fa) the syllable used for the seventh note or subtonic of any scale
[see gamut]
ti or ti
[see gamut]

the chemical symbol for

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The symbol for the element tellurium.

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The symbol for tellurium.
tellurium   (tě-lr'ē-əm)  Pronunciation Key 
Symbol Te
A metalloid element that occurs as either a brittle, shiny, silvery-white crystal or a gray or brown powder. Small amounts of tellurium are used to improve the alloys of various metals. Atomic number 52; atomic weight 127.60; melting point 449.5°C; boiling point 989.8°C; specific gravity 6.24; valence 2, 4, 6. See Periodic Table.
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tight end
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((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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