Keep track of the hours; also, know how to read a clock or watch. For example, This old clock still tells time quite accurately, or He taught his niece to tell time by using a cuckoo clock. This expression uses tell in the sense of “reckon” or “calculate,” a usage dating from about a.d. 1000.
noun, Chemistry. 1. a salt of a telluric acid, as of H 2 TeO or H 6 TeO 6 . noun 1. any salt or ester of telluric acid
adjective 1. of or characteristic of the earth or its inhabitants; terrestrial. noun 2. an inhabitant of the earth. noun 1. tellurion. adjective 1. of or relating to the earth noun 2. (esp in science fiction) an inhabitant of the earth
adjective 1. of or relating to the earth; terrestrial. 2. of or proceeding from the earth or soil. adjective, Chemistry. 1. of or containing tellurium, especially in the hexavalent state. 2. containing tellurium in a higher valence state than the corresponding tellurous compound. adjective 1. of, relating to, or originating on or in the earth […]
noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, toxic, crystalline compound, H 6 TeO 6 , slightly soluble in cold water, soluble in hot water and alkalis: used as an analytical agent. telluric acid noun 1. a white crystalline dibasic acid produced by the oxidation of tellurium by hydrogen peroxide. Formula: H6TeO6