[ter-ef-thal-eyt, -it, tuh-ref-thuh-leyt] /ˌtɛr ɛfˈθæl eɪt, -ɪt, təˈrɛf θəˌleɪt/
a salt or ester of terephthalic acid.
[ter-ef-thal-ik, ter-] /ˈtɛr ɛfˈθæl ɪk, ˌtɛr-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. a white, crystalline, water-insoluble solid, C 8 H 6 O 2 , the para isomer of phthalic acid: used chiefly in the manufacture of resins and textile fibers. terephthalic acid /ˌtɛrɛfˈθælɪk/ noun 1. a white crystalline water-insoluble carboxylic acid used in making polyester resins such as […]
teres te·res (tēr’ēz, těr’-) adj. pl. ter·e·tes (těr’ĭ-tēz’) Being round and long. Used of certain muscles and ligaments.
noun 1. Mother (Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu) 1910–97, Albanian nun: Nobel Peace Prize 1979 for work in the slums of Calcutta, India. 2. Saint, Theresa, Saint. 3. a female given name, form of Theresa. noun 1. Saint, known as Teresa of Avila. 1515–82, Spanish nun and mystic. She reformed the Carmelite order and founded 17 convents. […]
severe, a eunuch or chamberlain in the palace of Ahasuerus, who conspired with another to murder him. The plot was detected by Mordecai, and the conspirators were put to death (Esther 2:21; 6:2).