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tellurate

[tel-yuh-reyt] /ˈtɛl yəˌreɪt/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a salt of a telluric acid, as of H 2 TeO or H 6 TeO 6 .
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; tellur(ic acid) + -ate2
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  • The insoluble sodium tellurate in the leached slag is returned to the copper-anode furnace.
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tellurate

/ˈtɛljʊˌreɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester of telluric acid
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