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  Water containing a significantly greater proportion of heavy hydrogen (deuterium) atoms to ordinary hydrogen atoms than is found in ordinary (light) water. Heavy water is used as a moderator in so [..]
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Water that contains 2H, rather than 1H. Heavy water is about 11% denser than ordinary water.
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Deuterium oxide, D2O; water containing two deuterium atoms instead of the two light hydrogen atoms. Natural water contains one deuterium atom per 6,500 molecules H2O. D2O has a low neutron absorption [..]
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Water containing significantly more than the natural proportion (1 in 6500) of heavy hydrogen (deuterium) atoms to ordinary hydrogen atoms. Heavy water is used as a moderator in some nuclear reactors.
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(Also known as deuterium oxide.) Water composed of oxygen and deuterium.
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org

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Water containing significantly more than the natural proportions (one in 6,500) of heavy hydrogen (deuterium, D) atoms to ordinary hydrogen atoms. Heavy water is used as a moderator in some reactors because it slows down neutrons effectively and also has a low probability of absorption of neutrons.
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Heavy water is water where the hydrogen atoms are deuterium atoms. Heavy water is D2O.
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Water containing an elevated concentration of molecules with deuterium ("heavy hydrogen") atoms.
Source: world-nuclear.org

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Water in which all the hydrogen
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Water containing significantly more than the natural proportion (one in 6, 500) of heavy hydrogen (deuterium atoms) to normal hydrogen atoms. Heavy water is used as a moderator in some reactors because it slows down neutrons effectively.
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Water containing a large portion of “heavy” hydrogen, or deuterium (a hydrogen isotope with one extra neutron), which is used in nuclear reactors. Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU)
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Water used as a cooling medium in a CANDU nuclear reactor; The hydrogen atoms that make up the water have an atomic weight of 2 due to the presence of a neutron in the nucleus.
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A molecule of water contains two atoms of hydrogen and one of oxygen. Most water comprises of hydrogen/oxygen but a small percentage is composed of another hydrogen isotope, deuterium and oxygen. Deut [..]
Source: ch.ic.ac.uk

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The isotopic compound of Hydrogen of mass 2 (Deuterium) with Oxygen. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed) It is used to study mechanisms and rates of chemical or nuclear reactio [..]
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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water in which all the hydrogen atoms have been replaced by deuterium.
Source: edwardsaquifer.net

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Fast current, large waves, usually associated with holes, boulders, and general turbulence. See Big Water.
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A huge flow of water through rapids marked by extreme velocity difference in currents and violent turbulence.
Source: paddling.net

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