or tet·raeth·yl lead
- a colorless, oily, water-insoluble, poisonous liquid, (C2H5)4Pb, used as an antiknock agent in gasoline.
Origin of tetraethyllead
Also called lead tetraethyl, TEL
- variant of tele-1: telesthesia.
- variant of tele-2: telencephalon.
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Examples from the Web for tel
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Livvix, 30, is now in solitary confinement in the maximum-security Ayalon prison in Ramla, a city near Tel Aviv.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist
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Sitting at a cozy café in the center of Tel Aviv, Kallai looks nothing like the feisty woman he plays on screen.
Kallai is not quite a household name, but he is well-known among trendy Tel Avivians and gays.
After her husband dies in a freak accident, Regal moves to Tel Aviv.
He wouldn' marry no yuther 'ooman 'tel he foun' out 'bout me.
E go 'long, 'e go 'long, tel 'e see rice-bud swingin' on bush. 'Nights With Uncle Remus
Joel Chandler Harris
And what he is now I can not tel, for I sawe hym not beynge grow vp.The Education of Children
Tel started up to her, but she saw him and motioned him away.
Tel hoisted his leg back so that he was supported by just his hands.
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