chain-reacting pile


noun Physics.


Nearby words

  1. chain wheel,
  2. chain, ernst boris,
  3. chain-link,
  4. chain-link fence,
  5. chain-react,
  6. chain-saw,
  7. chain-smoke,
  8. chain-smoker,
  9. chainage,
  10. chainbelt

Origin of chain-reacting pile

First recorded in 1945–50

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