deuterium oxide

noun

Examples of deuterium oxide in a Sentence

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, 14 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of deuterium oxide was in 1934

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“Deuterium oxide.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deuterium%20oxide. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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deuterium oxide

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