Thal"lous(?), a. (Chem.) Of or pertaining to thallium; derived from, or containing, thallium; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with the thallic compounds.
Thal"weg`(?), n. [G., fr. thal valley + weg way. See Dale; Way.] (Physiography) (a) A line following the lowest part of a valley, whether under water or not. (b) The line of continuous maximum descent from any point on a land surface, or that cutting all contours and angles.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Tam"muz(?), } n. [Heb. thammz.] 1. A deity among the ancient Syrians, in honor of whom the Hebrew idolatresses held an annual lamentation. This deity has been conjectured to be the same with the Phnician Adon, or Adonis. Milton.
2. The fourth month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year, -- supposed to correspond nearly with our month of July.
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