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The eighth letter of the Greek alphabet (Θ, θ), transliterated as ‘th’. In ancient Greece, on the ballots used in voting upon a sentence of life or death, this character stood for thanatos ‘death’, which gave rise to allusive uses.

Subjects: Chemistry.

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