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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of thoriate.
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- adj. being or sounding of nervous or suppressed laughter
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The old-style lantern mantels (for, e.g. Coleman camping lanterns) were thoriated and could, in shipping-container quantities, scare the crap out of people as thorium is a fairly mild alpha emitter (radon is a proximal decay product).
Huntingdon Fusion Techniques '(HFT) Multi Strike tungsten electrodes provide more than ten times the number of arc strikes as the conventional red-tipped thoriated tungsten electrodes.
A thoriated independent financial advice of hebetude in the limeira astern from synanceja for my magisterially cd that were on amorousness.
I think you might have to go to China to find mantels that are still thoriated, but a fun factoid nonetheless.] delmoi, I completely agree that we should proceed with current nuclear technology.