Grammar. expressing end or purpose:
a telic conjunction.
tending to a definite end.
directed or moving towards some goal; purposeful
(of a clause or phrase) expressing purpose
noun 1. trademark a Canadian interactive viewdata service
noun, Mycology. 1. a spore of certain rust fungi, which carries the fungus through the winter and which, on germination, produces the promycelium. noun 1. any of the dark noninfective spores that are produced in each telium of the rust fungi and remain dormant during the winter Also called teleutospore
noun, plural telia [tee-lee-uh, tel-ee-uh] /ˈti li ə, ˈtɛl i ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology. 1. the cluster of spore cases of the rust and smut fungi, bearing teliospores. noun (pl) telia (ˈtiːlɪə; ˈtɛlɪə) 1. the spore-producing body of some rust fungi in which the teliospores are formed
noun 1. the official telephone service in South Africa