1. [ noun ] (chemistry) 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
Synonyms: atomic_number_52 tellurium
Related terms: chemical_element telluride sylvanite
2. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 29556
3. [ noun ] (music,linguistics) the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization
Synonyms: si ti
Related terms: solfa_syllable
Similar spelling:   Tew