Definition of Deuterium

1. Noun. An isotope of hydrogen which has one neutron (as opposed to zero neutrons in hydrogen).

Exact synonyms: Heavy Hydrogen
Generic synonyms: Isotope, Hydrogen Atom



Definition of Deuterium

1. Noun. (isotope) An isotope of hydrogen formed of one proton and one neutron in each atom - (nuclide 2 1 H). ¹

2. Noun. An atom of this isotope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deuterium

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Deuterium

1. A heavy isotope of hydrogen whose nucleus contains both a neutron and a proton. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deuterium

deuteranopias
deuteranopic
deuterate
deuterated
deuterates
deuterating
deuteration
deuterations
deuteriation
deuteriations
deuteric
deuteride
deuterides
deuterio-
deuterium (current term)
deuterium oxide
deuteriums
deutero-
deuterobenzene
deuterocanonical
deuterochloroform
deuterogamist
deuterogamists
deuterogamy
deuterogenic
deuteron
deuteronic

Literary usage of Deuterium

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"This diet was significantly higher in deuterium content (H2O = —31 per ... This study, however, is concerned with the feasibility of using deuterium at the ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The deuterium analyses after proper correction for the 97 % isotopic purity of ... The deuterium content of the olefins from compound I is rather revealing. ..."

3. Proceedings of the 11th Annual Pacific Climate (PACLIM) Workshop edited by Caroline M. Isaacs, Vera L. Tharp (1995)
"For the remainder of the late-glacial, | variability of the deuterium values is ... After a gap related to scarcity of mosses in the sediment, • deuterium ..."

4. Taking Stock: A Look At The Opportunities & Challenges Posed by Inventories by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"... and Fuel Grades Total = 14.4 MT Separated (all forms 7.5 MT-52.1% Figure 2-29. Unclassified MIN Plutonium by Form Table 2-20. MIN deuterium and Other ..."

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