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thallous

[thal-uh s]
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adjective Chemistry.
  1. containing univalent thallium.
Also thal·li·ous [thal-ee-uh s] /ˈθæl i əs/.

Origin of thallous

First recorded in 1885–90; thall(ium) + -ous
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Examples from the Web for thallous

Historical Examples

  • On allowing the liquid to stand for some time a bright yellow precipitate of thallous iodide separates out.

    A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines.

    Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer

  • The precipitate is thallous iodide TlI, and contains 61.6 per cent.


British Dictionary definitions for thallous

thallous

adjective
  1. of or containing thallium, esp in the monovalent state
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