Definition of telluride
: a binary compound of tellurium with a more electropositive element or group
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Previous thermoelectric material compositions were made up of cadmium, telluride or mercury—elements that were all toxic to humans and, according to Saini’s research, not as stable as the Ca3Co4Og combination.
Goodyear is looking to use thermoelectric materials (like bismuth telluride and tin selenide), to generate electricity from the difference between the hottest and coolest parts of the rubber.
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Origin and Etymology of telluride
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1832See Words from the same year
Definition of Telluride
town in the San Juan Mountains, southwestern Colorado population 2325 ◆Founded as a mining camp, Telluride flourished with the discovery of silver, gold, copper, iron, lead, and zinc nearby. Today it is a ski resort with numerous upscale seasonal homes.
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