from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or derived from tellurium, especially with valence 4.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Containing tellurium in a higher valency than in telluric compounds.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to tellurium; derived from, or containing, tellurium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with telluric compounds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or obtained from tellurium.


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