transitive verb (-ated; -ating) Date: 1947 to introduce deuterium into (a compound) • deuteration noun

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  • deuterate — deuteration, n. /dooh teuh rayt , dyooh /, v.t., deuterated, deuterating. Chem. to add deuterium to (a chemical compound). [DEUTER(IUM) + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • deuterate — verb To replace one or more hydrogen atoms in a molecule with deuterium See Also: deuterated, deuteration …   Wiktionary

  • deuterate — deu·ter·ate d(y)üt ə .rāt vt, at·ed; at·ing to introduce deuterium into (a compound) …   Medical dictionary

  • deuterate — deu·ter·ate …   English syllables

  • deuterate — deu•ter•ate [[t]ˈdu təˌreɪt, ˈdyu [/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing chem. to add deuterium to (a chemical compound) deu ter•a′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • deuterate — replace the usual isotope of hydrogen in (a substance) by deuterium. Derivatives: deuteration n. * * * ˈd(y)üd.əˌrāt transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: deuterium + ate (IV) : to introduce deuterium into (a compound) * * * deuteration …   Useful english dictionary

  • deuteration — noun see deuterate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Xenon — (PronEng|ˈzɛnɒn [Xenon, entry in the Oxford English Dictionary, prepared by J. A. Simpson and E. S. C. Weiner, vol. 20, second edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. ISBN 0 19 861232 X (vol. 20), ISBN 0 19 861186 2 (set.)] or IPAlink en|ˈziːnɒn… …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrate — is a term used in inorganic chemistry and organic chemistry to indicate that a substance contains water. The chemical state of the water varies widely between hydrates, some of which were so labeled before their chemical structure was understood …   Wikipedia

  • Hydrate — Les hydrates sont des composés formés par l union d eau et d une autre substance, union résultant généralement en un corps neutre, comme certains sels cristallisés. Si l eau est de l eau lourde, où l hydrogène est en fait du deutérium, on utilise …   Wikipédia en Français

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