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Tel·lu·ride

 (tĕl′yə-rīd′)
A town of southeast Colorado near the San Juan Mountains. Founded as a mining camp in the 1870s, it is a popular ski area and mountain resort.

tel·lu·ride

 (tĕl′yə-rīd′)
n.
Divalent tellurium, or a compound of tellurium, especially a binary compound of tellurium with a more electropositive element.

telluride

(ˈtɛljʊˌraɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any compound of tellurium, esp one formed between tellurium and a more electropositive element or group

tel•lu•ride

(ˈtɛl yəˌraɪd, -rɪd)

n.
a binary compound of tellurium with an electropositive element or group.
[1840–50]

tel·lu·ride

(tĕl′yə-rīd′)
A chemical compound of tellurium and another element.
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Noun1.telluride - any binary compound of tellurium with other more electropositive elements
atomic number 52, Te, tellurium - a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight