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reactor

[rē·ak′tər]
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.

reactor

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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The program was unveiled in 2002 as a government-industry cost-sharing plan to identify three sites for new nuclear power plants, develop Generation III reactors, and develop a single-license process with the NRC for approval of both plant construction and operation, thereby removing much of the delay and uncertainty for investors.
But since the end of the 1990s, after the Oklo uranium ores had been completely excavated and the mine closed, only a handful of scientists working on previously obtained samples have persevered in eking secrets from the ancient reactors.
The four largest reactors in the world are all located in France.
And he suggests that I shouldn't worry about fires at nuclear reactors because the facilities, built of concrete and rebar, are unlikely to burn and are designed to shut down automatically.
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The renewal of Price-Anderson is only to build new reactors," says Mariotte.
The design of our reactors is very different from Soviet-built reactors.
government "support" North Korea's acquisition of light-water reactors (although he made it clear the United States could not finance or supply them directly) and that U.
Jack Matson, plant manager at Cleveland West, said the new reactor department will enable Ashland to better serve its customers.
com/research/v43l78/chemical_reactor_a) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Chemical Reactor Analysis and Applications for the Practicing Engineer.
The concept of small modular reactors is that smaller units, modular construction, simplification of design and demonstrated safety are sought in order to add flexibility and make the investment decision easier.
3 and 4 reactors in Fukui Prefecture will undergo safety checks possibly in April or later.