intermediate-level waste

noun

radioactive waste material, such as reactor and processing-plant components, that is solidified before being mixed with concrete and stored in steel drums in deep mines or beneath the seabed in concrete chambersCompare high-level waste, low-level waste

Nearby words

  1. intermediate technology,
  2. intermediate treatment,
  3. intermediate vastus muscle,
  4. intermediate vector boson,
  5. intermediate-acting,
  6. intermediate-range ballistic missile,
  7. intermediate-value theorem,
  8. intermediation,
  9. intermedin,
  10. intermediolateral nucleus

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