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1 (in psychology) a family therapist who lets a family in therapy take the lead and then follows in that direction.
2 (in radiology) a cubicle in which radioisotopes are artificially produced.

reactor (rēak´tur),

n an apparatus in which nuclear fission may be sustained in a self-supporting reaction at a controlled rate.


an animal that reacts positively to a particular test.

false positive reactor
an animal that does not have the subject disease but reacts positively to a test for it.
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Developed with technology developed in Korea, the advanced nuclear power plant boasts enhanced safety, economic efficiency and convenience in comparison to a conventional 1 million kW nuclear reactor.
In 2009, KHNP participated in a consortium led by the state-run Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco) that won a deal to build four nuclear reactors in the UAE.
TOKYO (CyHAN)- A stable self-sustaining chain reaction was initiated at the fourth nuclear reactor of the Takahama nuclear power plant in Japan, the plant's operator Kansai Electric Power Company (KEPCO) said.
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Whereas, in contrast, the nuclear reactor core contains nuclear fuel and generates heat.
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Secretary Moniz said his Energy Department provided assistance to two private companies to build new nuclear reactors that could help to solve the safety concerns.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Jordan said it will select the technology for its first planned nuclear reactor in mid-May.
The authority plans to adopt new safety standards for nuclear power plants next July in response to the March 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant accident, while 48 of Japan's 50 commercial nuclear reactors are left offline due to safety concerns.
Switzerland obtains approximately 40 percent of its electrical its power from five nuclear reactors but the country plans to phase out nuclear power by 2034.
Seoul: August 5 -- (BNA) South Korean has resumed today operation of a nuclear reactor after 6 day's suspension for safety purposes when the reactor was automatically shut-down as a result of a fault in electric power supply.

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