Definition of Pressurized water reactor
1. Noun. A nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the steam produced can drive a steam turbine.
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Literary usage of Pressurized water reactor
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1. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"Advanced Light Water Reactor—Two different reactor designs have been developed for the LWR: the pressurized water reactor (PWR) and the boiling water ..."
2. Spent Nuclear Fuel Discharges from U. S. Reactors (1993) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... must be within 3 kg of the average for boiling water reactor assemblies and within 5 kg of the average for pressurized water reactor assemblies. ..."