TL

(redirected from thallium)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to thallium: periodic table, thallium poisoning, thallium stress test

TL

1. The ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (East Timor). This is the code used in international transactions to and from East Timor's bank accounts.

2. A former ISO 3166-2 geocode for East Timor. This is used as an international standard for shipping to East Timor.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Prognostic value of an increase in fluorine-18 deoxyglucose uptake in patients with myocardial infarction: Comparison with stress thallium imaging.
Compared with whites, blacks and Mexican Americans had higher levels of cadmium, lead, and tungsten, and blacks had higher levels of cesium, molybdenum, antimony, and thallium.
Even though doctors were eventually able to make the correct diagnosis and treat Zhu Ling for thallium poisoning, Zhu suffered irreversible mental damages.
Russian doctors say the pair were contaminated with thallium, a reputed poison of choice for intelligence agencies and assassins.
John Henry had said there was "no doubt" that the ex-spy had been poisoned by a potentially lethal dose of thallium.
Young, a 24-year-old storeman, had been poisoning his workmates with precise measures of thallium.
Suggestions that thallium sulphate poisoning was to blame have now been described as unlikely, although doctors have not ruled out radioactive thallium.
Doctors ruled out both thallium - the heavy metal originally blamed for his sickness - and radiation.
Doctors have said his illness is unlikely to have been caused by thallium sulphate, but they have not ruled out radioactive material - including radioactive thallium - being to blame.
A former Russian security agent who is fighting for his life after apparently being given the poison thallium was targeted because he was a critic of the Kremlin, his friend said today.
The 61 papers are presented in sections on thermoelectrics research directions and oxides; nanoengineered thermoelectrics; films and particles; bulk low-dimensional structures (pressed and self-assembled); nanowires and other new low dimensional structure materials; thermionics and photovoltaics; chalcogenides, skutterudites, and devices; half-heuslers, thallium tellurides, and skudderudites; clathrates and new measurement techniques; oxides and other high-temperature materials; and devices.
The Tyne Valley Action Group is objecting to the plans because of fears over harmful emissions of poisons such as dioxins, thallium and cadmium, which have been linked to cancer and birth defects.