tritium

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From Ancient Greek τρίτος (trítos, third) +‎ -ium.

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tritium (plural tritiums)

  1. (physics) A radioactive isotope of the element hydrogen, (symbol T or 31H), having one proton and two neutrons.
  2. An atom of this isotope.
    • 1998, Donald Lee Wise, Electrical and optical polymer systems[1], ISBN 9780824701185, page 765:
      Electrochemical polymerization of the 1,2-tritiated monomer produced a polymer in which all of the tritiums were eliminated except for those located at the ends of the chains

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Hyphenation: tri‧ti‧um

Noun[edit]

tritium n (uncountable)

  1. tritium

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tritium n (genitive tritiī); second declension

  1. tritium

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Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative tritium tritia
genitive tritiī tritiōrum
dative tritiō tritiīs
accusative tritium tritia
ablative tritiō tritiīs
vocative tritium tritia