Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several isotopic forms of water, especially deuterium oxide, that consists chiefly of molecules containing heavy hydrogen and is used as a moderator in certain nuclear reactors.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Water containing deuterium instead of normal hydrogen (symbol D2O); used as a moderator in nuclear reactors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. water containing a substantial proportion of deuterium atoms, used in nuclear reactors

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.