from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adjective Of, relating to, or containing thallium, especially with valence 1.
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- adjective (Chem.) Of or pertaining to thallium; derived from, or containing, thallium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with the
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- adjective inorganic chemistry Of or pertaining to
thallium, especially to thallium having an valency of 1
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In February, 2007, I took a treadmill stress test during which thallous chloride was injected into my bloodstream.
And they called them hiketerious thallous, "branches of supplication," or prayer.
The solution is prepared by pouring a solution of thallous sulphate into a boiling solution of barium hydrate, equivalent quantities being taken, the resulting solution of thallous hydrate being concentrated in vacuo until 100 c.c. contains 10 grammes
The author prepares the thallium paper a few days before use, by dipping strips of Swedish filtering paper in a solution of thallous hydrate, and drying.
On allowing the liquid to stand for some time a bright yellow precipitate of thallous iodide separates out.
The precipitate is thallous iodide TlI, and contains 61.6 per cent. of thallium.