Translation of tritium in Spanish:

tritium

tritio, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtrɪtɪəm//ˈtrɪdiəm/

noun

  • 1

    tritio masculine
    • These products contain tiny glass vials filled with a radioactive gas such as tritium.
    • Although many nuclei can be fused, this subject normally refers to fusion of hydrogen isotopes deuterium or tritium to form helium.
    • Although tritium can be a gas, its most common form is in water, because, like non-radioactive hydrogen, radioactive tritium reacts with oxygen to form water.
    • The isotopes tritium and helium - 3 were used to identify and date ground water recharged in the past 50 years.
    • This particular arrangement of nucleons is unstable and so tritium readily undergoes radioactive decay to yield a helium atom.