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light water

ordinary water, as opposed to heavy water; water containing the normal proportion of deuterium oxide. Unabridged
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  • It is somewhere, then, between her light-water load-line and her bilge.

    The Sea Lions James Fenimore Cooper
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light water

a name for water (H2O), as distinct from heavy water
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light water  
Ordinary water, H2O. Compare heavy water.
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