deuterium oxide

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Recent Examples on the Web The student included 20 grams of deuterium oxide—heavy water—with the purchase of the plasma generator. Caroline Delbert, Popular Mechanics, "This Guy Is Trying to Sell His Homemade Nuclear Reactor," 14 Feb. 2020

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1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Deuterium oxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deuterium%20oxide. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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deuterium oxide

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