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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A soft grey malleable metallic element that resembles tin but discolors on exposure to air.

Usage examples (35)
  • The name thallium comes from the Greek word thallios which means a green twig, which is a reference to this green line.
  • Her son, Sipho, was poisoned with a rare substance called thallium, while in detention with a friend, Topsy
  • No private person or organization has got thallium.
  • They say radioactive thallium does remain a possibility. for more
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