General Information (T)

Tantalum - Tantalum is a metal element with the symbol Ta.

Tectonics - Tectonics is the study of rock movements.

Tellurium - Tellurium is a semi-metallic element with the symbol Te.

Tempering - Tempering is the process of heating up steel until red hot and then suddenly cooling it in water. The result is to harden the steel.

Terbium - Terbium is a metal element with the symbol Tb belonging to the series known as rare earths.

Thallium - Thallium is a metal element with the symbol Tl.

Thorium - Thorium is radioactive metal element with the symbol Th.

Thulium - Thulium is a metal element with the symbol Tm.

Tin-plate - Tin-plate is thin sheet iron or steel coated with pure metallic tin. Iron and steel are coated with tin to prevent rusting.

Tincal - Tincal is a crude form of borax found in lake-deposits in parts of Asia.

Tinplate - Tinplate is steel covered in tin.

Ton - The ton is a unit of measurement of the avoirdupois scale equivalent to 20 hundredweight, 2240 pounds or 1.016 tons.

Triassic - The Triassic was the ninth geological period, 170,000,000 years ago.

Tritium - Tritium is an unstable isotope of hydrogen.