Definition of tritiation in English:

tritiation

noun

Chemistry
  • See tritiated

    • ‘The tritiation reaction is allowed to take place and then any unreacted T 2 in the reaction flask is collected in a second uranium bed reserved for waste.’
    • ‘Methods are provided for deuteration, tritiation, dedeuteration or detritiation of a carbonyl compound.’
    • ‘The tritiations are usually performed on a smaller scale and more attention has to be paid to the radioactive waste produced.’
    • ‘It shows gas take-up as tritiation proceeds; the spike at midrun results from a second admission of tritium.’
    • ‘The low tritiation yield appeared to be due to the fact that HT molecules do not react readily with the radicals.’

Pronunciation

tritiation

/trɪtɪˈeɪʃ(ə)n/