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enriched

1 (in nutrition) pertaining to foods to which vitamins or minerals have been added within limits specified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, usually to replace nutrients lost during processing. For example, enriched grain products have four B vitamins (B1, B2, B3, and folic acid) and iron added.
2 (in chemistry) pertaining to a substance containing a proportion of isotope greater than that found in the naturally occurring form of the same element.
3 (in chemistry) pertaining to a compound containing a greater proportion of one of two possible forms.

enriched

Having something extra added. For example, vitamins or minerals may be added to a food in order to enrich it.
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That argument is not persuasive, because Iran's stockpile of enriched uranium is currently under surveillance by IAEA inspectors, the think tank said.
A diplomatic source close to the IAEA said the highly enriched uranium could be the result of technical glitches, rather than evidence that Iran has embarked on secret enrichment at higher purities.
The telescope facility now has a rule that everyone working on the telescope or using power tools must be breathing enriched oxygen, noted Readhead.
Most of Iran's uranium is being enriched to a level of about 3.
5% enriched uranium to Turkey in exchange for a total 120 kg of 20% enriched fuel.
Meanwhile, the IAEA is seeking more details to assess Iran's explanation that the more highly enriched uranium came about as a result of a technical glitch, the report said.
Iran maintains it needs enriched uranium for nuclear energy, but the United States and other Western powers suspect that the Iranian government is secretly pursuing a nuclear weapons program.
The scientists randomly assigned 24 mice to a standard or an enriched cage at the age of weaning, 21 days, when the animals are ready to live independently.
As per IRAN, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of Iran's nuclear department, stated that, machines which were previously giving out 20% enriched uranium will be chartered in producing low-level enriched uranium.
The UN nuclear watchdog last week reported that Iran has now produced enough uranium enriched to 20 percent to arm one nuclear bomb, but said Iran has diverted enough of that stock to fuel for the Tehran Research Reactor that it now has on hand about two-thirds of what it needs for one bomb.