- a binary compound of tellurium with an electropositive element or group.
Origin of telluride
1840–50; tellur(ium) + -ide
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And after the film premiered in Telluride, you were accused by Iran State Media of being a “Zionist” CIA spy.Jon Stewart Talks ‘Rosewater’ and the ‘Chickensh-t’ Democrats’ Midterm Massacre
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I first said the film was the story of my life lightheartedly, at a screening in Telluride.Interview: T Bone Burnett, the Coen Brothers’ Music Guru
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I remember seeing the U.S. premiere of Shame in Telluride, and being blown away.Carey Mulligan, Star of ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ on the Coen Brothers, ‘N Sync Fandom, Lorde, and More
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Cuarón discussed the technological marvel following its U.S. premiere at the Telluride Film Festival.Alfonso Cuarón On His Spellbinding Sci-Fi Film ‘Gravity,’ Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney
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At Telluride, also, the military overpowered the civil authorities.Violence and the Labor Movement
Coloradoite is a telluride of mercury, also a new mineral and quite rare.The Galaxy
Telluride and Ouray are separated by a mountain that rises four thousand feet above their altitude.
I spent a few days about Telluride riding Cricket up to a number of mines, taking photographs on the way.
Beyond this it would be comparatively easy to descend on the other side of the slide wreckage and land in the road to Telluride.
- any compound of tellurium, esp one formed between tellurium and a more electropositive element or group
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- A chemical compound of tellurium and another element, including gold and silver. Telluride is found in mineral ores.
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