thoron


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tho·ron

 (thôr′ŏn′)
n.
A radioactive isotope of radon, Rn-220, having a half-life of 54.5 seconds and produced by the disintegration of thorium.

thoron

(ˈθɔːrɒn)
n
(Chemistry) a radioisotope of radon that is a decay product of thorium. Symbol: Tn or 220Rn; atomic no: 86; half-life: 54.5s
[C20: from thorium + -on]
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Voluntary ex ante transparency notice: stpo thoron 1 and 3 - replacement of equipment in high voltage substations
Because agriculture is considered a science (Thoron & Myers, 2010a), and because an essential component of science education is the inclusion of laboratory exercises (NRC, 2000; NRC, 2006; Roth, 1990), then laboratory instruction is necessary for a quality agricultural education program (Baker, Thoron, Myers, & Cody, 2008).
In this work we have been trying to find out seasonal and spatial variation of indoor radon and thoron concentration in the dwellings of Karbi Anglong District of Assam.