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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tellurium, Te, atomic number 52noun

    a brittle silver-white metalloid element that is related to selenium and sulfur; it is used in alloys and as a semiconductor; occurs mainly as tellurides in ores of copper and nickel and silver and gold

  2. ti, te, sinoun

    the syllable naming the seventh (subtonic) note of any musical scale in solmization


  1. tenoun

    In solfège, the seventh note of a major scale (the note B in the fixed-do system): si.

  2. Etymology: Altered from si in the 19th century to prevent having two notes of the musical scale starting with the same letter.


  1. Ṭe

    Ṭe is a letter of the extended Arabic alphabet, derived from te (ت) by replacing the dots with a small t̤oʾe (ط; historically four dots in a square pattern). It is not used in the Arabic alphabet itself, but is used to represent an voiceless retroflex plosive [ʈ] in Urdu, Punjabi written in the Shahmukhi script, and Kashmiri as well as Balochi. The small t̤oʾe diacritic is used to indicate a retroflex consonant in Urdu. It is the fifth letter of the Urdu alphabet. Its Abjad value is considered to be 400. In Urdu, this letter may also be called tā-ye-musaqqalā ("heavy te") or tā-ye-hindiyā ("Indian te"). In Devanagari, this consonant is rendered using ‘ट’.


  1. te

    Te is a two-letter abbreviation that can have multiple meanings depending on the context. It can refer to: 1. Tellurium: a chemical element with the atomic number 52, known for its brittle, silver-white appearance and semiconducting properties. 2. Technetium: a chemical element with the atomic number 43, which is the first artificially produced element and is used in various medical imaging procedures. 3. Te (pronoun): a personal pronoun used as the second person singular pronoun in certain dialects of the English language, commonly found in Shakespearean language or poetic texts. 4. Tera- (Te): a metric prefix denoting a factor of 10^12, commonly used in scientific and technological contexts to indicate trillion. It's important to consider the specific context in which "Te" is used to determine its intended meaning.


  1. Te

    Te is a letter of the Cyrillic script. It commonly represents the voiceless alveolar plosive, like the pronunciation of ⟨t⟩ in "tick".

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  1. TE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Te is ranked #21080 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Te surname appeared 1,246 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Te.

    87.7% or 1,093 total occurrences were Asian.
    5.5% or 69 total occurrences were White.
    2.6% or 33 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.6% or 33 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Te in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Te in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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