[te-yar duh shar-dan] /tɛ yar də ʃarˈdɛ̃/
[pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1881–1955, French Jesuit priest, paleontologist, and philosopher.
Teilhard de Chardin
/French tɛjar də ʃardɛ̃/
Pierre (pjɛr). 1881–1955, French Jesuit priest, palaeontologist, and philosopher. The Phenomenon of Man (1938–40), uses scientific evolution to prove the existence of God
- Teil tree
(an old name for the lime-tree, the tilia), Isa. 6:13, the terebinth, or turpentine-tree, the Pistacia terebinthus of botanists. The Hebrew word here used (elah) is rendered oak (q.v.) in Gen. 35:4; Judg. 6:11, 19; Isa. 1:29, etc. In Isa. 61:3 it is rendered in the plural “trees;” Hos. 4:13, “elm” (R.V., “terebinth”). Hos. 4:13, […]
noun, verb 1. a Scot and northern English word for tithe
noun 1. Tiresias. noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a blind prophet, usually said to have been blinded because he saw Athena bathing, and then to have been awarded the gift of prophecy as a consolation for his blindness. noun 1. (Greek myth) a blind soothsayer of Thebes, who revealed to Oedipus that the latter had murdered […]
- Teisserenc de bort
Teisserenc de Bort (těs-rä’ də bôr’) French physicist and meteorologist who pioneered the use of unmanned balloons outfitted with weather instruments for meteorological studies. Using these balloons he discovered and named the stratosphere in 1899.