China Syndrome

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Public health An American term for an incident at a nuclear power station in which a reactor core melts the ground under the reactor, figuratively burrowing its way to China, named after the Hollywood movie of the same name. See Three-Mile Island
Vox populi Current business-speak for relocating manufacturing operations to China to reduce labour costs
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