Definition of Boiling water reactor
1. Noun. A nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the water boils in the reactor core and the steam produced can drive a steam turbine.
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1. Energy Policies of IEA Countries by International Energy Agency (1998)
"Kahl (15 MW, boiling water reactor). Dismantling started in 1994, ... Lingen (160 MWe, boiling water reactor), present status: safe enclosure. ..."
2. Debris Impact On Emergency Coolant Recirculation: Workshop Proceedings by U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The NRC issued Bulletin 96-03, and, as a result, the boiling water reactor licensees installed suction strainers with much larger surface areas in response ..."
3. Nuclear Energy Today by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"Several improved designs likely to be ready for commercial development by or before 2015 include: • new boiling water reactor (BWR) designs, including the ..."
4. Projected Costs of Generating Electricity: 2005 Update by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, International Energy Agency (2005)
"... Abbreviations and Acronyms ABWR Advanced boiling water reactor ALWR Advanced light water reactor B Boiler BWR boiling water reactor CC Closed fuel cycle ..."