noun. ['duːˈtiːriːəm'] an isotope of hydrogen which has one neutron (as opposed to zero neutrons in hydrogen).
- hydrogen atom
- heavy hydrogen
Rhymes with Deuterium
How do you pronounce deuterium?
Pronounce deuterium as duˈtiriəm.
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Sentences with deuterium
1. Noun, singular or mass
Even deuterium may be ignored, since it is an isotope of hydrogen.
2. Verb, base form
When tritium is fused to deuterium, another isotope of hydrogen, massive amounts of atomic energy are released.