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deuteride

[doo-tuh-rahyd, -ter-id, dyoo-] /ˈdu təˌraɪd, -tər ɪd, ˈdyu-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
a hydride in which deuterium takes the place of ordinary hydrogen.
Origin
deuter(ium) + -ide
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  • The fusion fuel is usually lithium combined with deuterium, called lithium deuteride.
  • In particular, they are studying the use of uranium deuteride.
British Dictionary definitions for deuteride

deuteride

/ˈdjuːtəˌraɪd/
noun
1.
a compound of deuterium with some other element. It is analogous to a hydride
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