Was the phenomenon of telluric origin—Etna or an earthquake?
I have heard it ascribed to “telluric influence,” but that is a wide and vague expression.
In China, the hare is viewed as a telluric genius in one province, and everywhere as a divine animal.
Under the incessant slow variations of these astronomical, telluric, and geographical influences life has no rest.
These are natural causes, which I have classified under the three heads of anthropological, telluric and social.
The oxide of tellurium and telluric acid gives a clear bead when it is hot, but white after it is cooled.
This telluric anhydride (TeO3) is entirely insoluble in water, nitric and hydrochloric acids, and alkaline solutions.
If telluric acid is heated gently in a closed tube, it loses water and turns yellow.
Ethiopian "telluric" architecture uses the pile in the construction of beds, huts for guards, dwelling houses, and meeting places.
telluric acid produces the same reactions with the blowpipe reagents as tellurous acid.
telluric tel·lu·ric (tě-lur'ĭk)
Of or relating to Earth; terrestrial.
Derived from or containing tellurium, especially with valence 6.