thermal reactor

noun

a nuclear reactor in which most of the fission is caused by thermal neutrons

Nearby words

  1. thermal neutrons,
  2. thermal noise,
  3. thermal pollution,
  4. thermal printer,
  5. thermal radiation,
  6. thermal shock,
  7. thermal spring,
  8. thermal underwear,
  9. thermal unit,
  10. thermal vent

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