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deuterium oxide

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noun Chemistry.
  1. heavy water.

Origin of deuterium oxide

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for deuterium oxide

deuterium oxide

noun
  1. another name for heavy water
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deuterium oxide in Science

deuterium oxide

  1. See under heavy water.
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