Definition of Thermal reactor

1. Noun. A nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by neutrons that are slowed down by a moderator.

Generic synonyms: Nuclear Reactor, Reactor
Antonyms: Fast Reactor

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thermal Reactor

thermal expansion
thermal imaging
thermal lance
thermal lithosphere
thermal lithospheres
thermal melting profile
thermal neutron
thermal neutrons
thermal paper
thermal papers
thermal paste
thermal pollution
thermal printer
thermal printers
thermal radiation
thermal reactor (current term)
thermal resistor
thermal resource
thermal rocket
thermal rockets
thermal sense
thermal sensors
thermal spectrum
thermal spring
thermal springs
thermal turbulence
thermal velocity

Literary usage of Thermal reactor

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1. Physics of Plutonium Recycling: A Reportby SourceOECD (Online service) by SourceOECD (Online service) (1995)
"... and determine the net toxicity flow to a geologic repository when a closed fast burner fuel cycle is used to burn the thermal reactor spent fuel. ..."

2. Basic Studies in the Field of High-Temperature Engineering: Second by Nihon Genshiryoku Kenkyūjo (2002)
"A gas-cooled thermal reactor employing the partial condensation cycle provides comparable cycle efficiency at the moderate outlet temperature of 650°C with ..."

3. Energy Policies of IEA Countries by International Energy Agency (1999)
"They have the advantage of avoiding the use of liquid sodium as a coolant. An Advanced thermal reactor began operation in Japan in 1979 but its operation ..."

4. Trends in the Nuclear Fuel Cycle: Economic, Environmental and Social Aspects by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, Nea (2001)
"... reactivity balance in a thermal reactor. Fabrication of the needed targets (homogeneous or heterogeneous) is not feasible in current fuel fabrication ..."

5. Pellet-clad Interaction in Water Reactor Fuels: Seminar Proceedings, Aix-en by Direction de l'énergie nucléaire, DEC., Electricité de France, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2005)
"The database is restricted to thermal reactor fuel performance, principally with standard product zircaloy-clad UO2 fuel, although the addition of advanced ..."

6. Proceedings of the Workshop on Pyrochemical Separations: Avignon, France, 14 by European Commission, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2001)
"Several major international studies of partitioning and transmutation of thermal reactor generated wastes are underway, for example by JNC/CRIEPI (OMEGA), ..."

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