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 (yo͝or′ē), Harold Clayton 1893-1981.
American chemist. He won a 1934 Nobel Prize for his discovery of heavy hydrogen.
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(Biography) Harold Clayton. 1893–1981, US chemist, who discovered the heavy isotope of hydrogen, deuterium (1932), and worked on methods of separating uranium isotopes: Nobel prize for chemistry 1934
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(ˈyʊər i)

Harold Clayton, 1893–1981, U.S. chemist.
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