conversion ratio


noun Physics.

(in a reactor) the number of fissionable atoms produced by each fissionable atom that is destroyed.

Nearby words

  1. converse,
  2. converse, frederick shepherd,
  3. conversely,
  4. conversion,
  5. conversion disorder,
  6. conversion table,
  7. conversive heat,
  8. conversus,
  9. convert,
  10. convertase

Origin of conversion ratio

First recorded in 1950–55

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