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deuterium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deuterium 
  n  :  an  isotope  of  hydrogen  which  has  one  neutron  (as  opposed  to 
  zero  neutrons  in  hydrogen)  [syn:  {heavy  hydrogen}] 
 
  From  Elements  database  20001107  [elements]: 
 
  deuterium 
  Symbol:  D 
  Atomic  Weight:  2 
  A  {hydrogen}  atom  which  has  but  one  proton  and  {neutron}.  Deuterium  makes  up 
  about  0.015%  of  all  natural  hydrogen.  Chemical  properties  are  like  that  of 
  normal  {hydrogen},  though  somewhat  slower. 
 
 




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