Definición de tellurium en inglés:

tellurium

Saltos de línea: tel¦lur|ium
Pronunciación: /tɛˈljʊərɪəm
 
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sustantivo

[mass noun]
The chemical element of atomic number 52, a brittle, shiny, silvery-white semimetal resembling selenium and occurring mainly in small amounts in metallic sulphide ores. (Symbol: Te)
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Elements such as lead, tellurium, beryllium, chromium, phosphorus, and manganese have little or no effect on the corrosion resistance of coppers and binary copper-zinc alloys.
  • At higher temperatures, the metal does combine with many acids, the halogens, sulfur, selenium, and tellurium.
  • Lead, selenium, tellurium and sulfur are added to copper alloys to improve machinability.

Origen

early 19th century: modern Latin, from Latin tellus, tellur- 'earth', probably named in contrast to uranium.

Derivativos

telluride

Pronunciación: /ˈtɛljʊrʌɪd/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • They separately synthesized rod-shaped nanometre scale crystal of two semi-conductors: cadmium selenide and cadmium telluride.
  • The group is exploring cadmium telluride, cadmium sulfide, boron/phosphorous-doped silicon, and organic/polymeric materials and plans to assess more exotic photovoltaic materials in the future.
  • Newly developed handheld gamma-ray spectrometers based on cadmium zinc telluride detectors are currently being used to detect and identify radioisotopes in a variety of security and defense applications.

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