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Tellurium meaning

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  1. 1. A rare nonmetallic element, analogous to sulphur and selenium, occasionally found native as a substance of a silver- white metallic luster, but usually combined with metals, as with gold and silver in the mineral sylvanite, with mercury in Coloradoite, etc. Symbol Te. Atomic weight 125. 2.

tellurium - examples of usage

  1. Two were of iron and two of tellurium, it being the gist of Edison's plan to effect the marking of the chemical paper by one metal with a positive current, and by the other metal with a negative current. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
  2. As the perforated tape passes over the transmission drum the advanced rollers 6 or 8 first close the circuit through the perforations, and a positive current passes from the batteries through the drum and down to the ground; thence through the earth at the receiving end up to the other drum and back to the batteries via the tellurium pins 2 or 4 and the line wire. - "Edison, His Life and Inventions", Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin.
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