tellurate

[ tel-yuh-reyt ]
/ ˈtɛl yəˌreɪt /

noun Chemistry.

a salt of a telluric acid, as of H2TeO or H6TeO6.

Nearby words

  1. telling,
  2. telling-off,
  3. tellingly,
  4. telloh,
  5. telltale,
  6. tellurian,
  7. telluric,
  8. telluric acid,
  9. telluride,
  10. tellurion

Origin of tellurate

First recorded in 1820–30; tellur(ic acid) + -ate2

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British Dictionary definitions for tellurate

tellurate

/ (ˈtɛljʊˌreɪt) /

noun

any salt or ester of telluric acid
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