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telluride 1

Pronunciation: /ˈtelyəˌrīd/

noun

Chemistry
A compound of tellurium with another more electropositive element or a radical.
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  • 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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Syllabification: tel·lu·ride

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Telluride 2

Pronunciation: /ˈtelyəˌrīd/
A resort town in southwestern Colorado, a former mining center, now a popular ski resort; population 2,361 (est. 2008).

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Syllabification: Tel·lu·ride

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