from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. In Taoism, the power through which the Tao is made manifest or is actualized.
- n. In Confucianism, the virtuous moral strength embodied in wise people, upon which they rely in times of distress.
- The symbol for the element tellurium.
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- n. Symbol for the element tellurium.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In medicine, an abbreviation of tetanic contraction.
- n. In chem., the symbol for tellurium.
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- n. the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
- n. 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
Chinese (Mandarin) dé, virtue, moral character.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)