MOX

[ moks ]

noun
  1. a type of fuel used in nuclear reactors, made from reprocessed plutonium mixed with natural or depleted uranium.

Origin of MOX

1
m(ixed)-ox(ide) fuel
  • Also called MOX fuel .

Words Nearby MOX

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How to use MOX in a sentence

  • Et MOX intersigniis per petrarum notas edoctus, gladium jussit effodi prstantissimum.

    Beowulf | R. W. Chambers
  • Fac igitur, ut valeas et ora pro me apud Deum et non apud Satanam, ut et ego MOX coram Deo pro te orare possim.

    The Amber Witch | Wilhelm Meinhold

British Dictionary definitions for MOX

MOX

/ (mɒks) /


noun
  1. a blend of plutonium and uranium oxides, used as a nuclear fuel in breeder reactors

Origin of MOX

1
C20: from m (ixed) ox (ides)

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