te

[ tey ]
/ teɪ /

noun Music.

Definition for te (2 of 5)

Te

or Teh

[ de ]
/ dɛ /

noun

(in philosophical Taoism) the virtue or power inherent in a person or thing existing in harmony with the Tao.

Origin of Te

< Chinese (Wade-Giles) te2, (pinyin)

Definition for te (3 of 5)

Te

Symbol, Chemistry.


Definition for te (4 of 5)

T&E

or T and E

travel and entertainment.

Definition for te (5 of 5)

morituri te salutamus

[ moh-ri-too-ree te sah-loo-tah-moo s; English mawr-i-too r-ahy tee sal-yoo-tey-uh s, -tyoo r-ahy, -too r-ee, -tyoo r-ee ]
/ ˌmoʊ rɪˈtu ri tɛ ˌsɑ luˈtɑ mʊs; English ˌmɔr ɪˈtʊər aɪ ti ˌsæl yuˈteɪ əs, -ˈtyʊər aɪ, -ˈtʊər i, -ˈtyʊər i /

Latin.

we who are about to die salute you: said by Roman gladiators to the emperor.

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British Dictionary definitions for te (1 of 2)

te

ti

/ (tiː) /

noun

music (in tonic sol-fa) the syllable used for the seventh note or subtonic of any scale

Word Origin for te

see gamut

British Dictionary definitions for te (2 of 2)

Te

the chemical symbol for

tellurium

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Medicine definitions for te

Te

The symbol for the elementtellurium

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Science definitions for te (1 of 2)

Te

The symbol for tellurium.

Science definitions for te (2 of 2)

tellurium

[ tĕ-lurē-əm ]

Te

A metalloid element that occurs as either a brittle, shiny, silvery-white crystal or a gray or brown powder. Small amounts of tellurium are used to improve the alloys of various metals. Atomic number 52; atomic weight 127.60; melting point 449.5°C; boiling point 989.8°C; specific gravity 6.24; valence 2, 4, 6. See Periodic Table.

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