of or characteristic of the earth or its inhabitants; terrestrial.
an inhabitant of the earth.
of or relating to the earth
(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
noun, Chemistry. 1. a binary compound of tellurium with an electropositive element or group. noun 1. any compound of tellurium, esp one formed between tellurium and a more electropositive element or group telluride (těl’yə-rīd’) A chemical compound of tellurium and another element, including gold and silver. Telluride is found in mineral ores.
noun 1. Chemistry. a salt of tellurous acid, as sodium tellurite, Na 2 TeO 3 . 2. a rare mineral, tellurium dioxide, TeO 2 . noun 1. any salt or ester of tellurous acid