Definition of Magnox

1. Noun. an early type of nuclear power station also used for the production of weapons-grade plutonium ¹

2. Noun. an alloy of magnesium and aluminium used, with a non-oxidizing cover, as cladding for fuel rods in Magnox nuclear power stations ¹

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Definition of Magnox

1. material of magnesium based alloys [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnox

magnoliid dicot family
magnoliid dicot genus
magnoliopsid family
magnoliopsid genus
magnox (current term)
magnum opi
magnum opus
magnum opuses
magnus hitch

Literary usage of Magnox

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1. Nuclear Legislation: Analytical Study : Regulatory and Institutional by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"Most of the electricity produced by magnox Electric is sold under contract to ... The government expects magnox Electric to act in a commercial manner. iv) ..."

2. Strategy Selection For The Decommissioning Of Nuclear Facilities: Seminar by Allan Duncan, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"magnox Electric pic's decommissioning strategy was last reviewed by the ... The key findings of this review show that HSE/NII regards magnox Electric's ..."

3. Nuclear Power Plant Life Management in a Changing Business World: Workshop by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nea, Electric Power Research Institute, United States Dept. of Energy, Nuclear Energy Institute (2000)
"In total 11 magnox nuclear power stations were commissioned in the UK over the period 1956 to 1971, comprising a total of 26 reactors (see Table 1). ..."

4. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nea, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"The subsequent fully-commercial magnox programme saw the construction of a further 18 ... Ten of these magnox reactors continue in operation at this time. ..."

5. Proceedings of the Workshop on Pyrochemical Separations: Avignon, France, 14 by European Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"There is also a pyrochemical element in the manufacture of magnox (uranium ... Also in 1997 magnox Generation, who in 1998 were integrated within BNFL, ..."

6. Nuclear Energy Today by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"There are two types, the magnox (named from the magnesium alloy used to clad the ... The magnox uses natural uranium as fuel and the AGR, enriched uranium. ..."

7. Decommissioning Nuclear Power Plants: Policies, Strategies and Costs by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"The United Kingdom provided cost data for a typical magnox two unit plant. Other cost data provided refer to a specific power plant on a particular site. eg ..."

8. The Safety of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"2.2 magnox cladding swarf magnox cladding swarf can be pyrophoric in certain ... The system chosen for magnox swarf from the first nuclear programs, ..."

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