deuterium oxide


noun Chemistry.


Nearby words

  1. deuteragonist,
  2. deuteranopia,
  3. deuterate,
  4. deuteride,
  5. deuterium,
  6. deutero-,
  7. deuterocanonical,
  8. deuterocanonical books,
  9. deuterogamy,
  10. deuteromycete

Origin of deuterium oxide

First recorded in 1930–35

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British Dictionary definitions for deuterium oxide

deuterium oxide

noun

another name for heavy water
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Science definitions for deuterium oxide

deuterium oxide

See under heavy water.
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