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heavy hydrogen

noun
  1. either of the heavy isotopes of hydrogen, especially deuterium.
  2. deuterium.
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Origin of heavy hydrogen

First recorded in 1930–35
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  • Now a complete list of your uranium-refining plants, your military reactors, heavy-water and heavy-hydrogen plants, and so on.

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British Dictionary definitions for heavy hydrogen

heavy hydrogen

noun
  1. another name for deuterium
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heavy hydrogen in Medicine

heavy hydrogen

n.
  1. deuterium
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heavy hydrogen in Science

heavy hydrogen

  1. See deuterium.
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