hydrogen burning

the nucleosynthesis process, in stars of less than 1.2 solar mass, in which hydrogen is converted to helium, deuterium and some lithium

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  • hydrogen chloride — /haɪdrədʒən ˈklɔraɪd/ (say huydruhjuhn klawruyd) noun a colourless, poisonous gas, HCl, obtained by burning hydrogen in chlorine …   Australian English dictionary


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