atomic reactor


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Synonyms for atomic reactor

a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

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According to a security cabinet official at the time, Barak argued against the 2007 sortie that destroyed an alleged Syrian atomic reactor, calling it hasty.
Satellite photographs reportedly also show that the atomic reactors have no attached power lines, which they would have if used for electric power generation.
In 1958, Pace was 19 years old and training to be an atomic reactor operator on the Sodium Reactor Experiment.
Vanunu, 49, worked at Israel's atomic reactor in Dimona in the Negev desert between 1976 and 1985.
1947: Britain's first atomic reactor started up at Harwell.
In a stunning rout, Russian voters on December 9 overwhelmingly rejected an atomic reactor proposed for the Kostroma region, 400 kilometers northeast of Moscow.
TEHRAN, July 27 (KUNA) -- The atomic reactor of Arak will carry on as one for heavy water, head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi said on Monday.
Seoul: Three people were killed in a gas leak on Friday at an under-construction atomic reactor in South Korea, but the national nuclear operator ruled out any connection to a cyber-attack that targeted the plant last week.
Despite Pakistan not signing the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, China has agreed to build a new nuclear reactor for Pakistan, it has been reported, marking China's fifth atomic reactor in the country, boosting Beijing's growing support for Islamabad.
Iran's response would accept the general framework of the agreement on fuel for Tehran's atomic reactor but will insert significant moderations into it", the state television quoted an unnamed nuclear official.
In what local media saw as one such "deterrent" message, Netanyahu visited Israel's Dimona atomic reactor on Tuesday.
VIENNA: Syria told UN nuclear watchdog governors yesterday it would co-operate with an investigation into US intelligence alleging it secretly built an atomic reactor with North Korean help, diplomats said.
BEIRUT - The six Arab Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) states have begun to take precautions against the possibility of radioactive leaks from Iran's atomic reactor of Bushehr or a military confrontation between the Shi'ite theocracy of Tehran and US-led forces across the Persian Gulf.
In 2001, British Energy proposed to replace its ageing Hartlepool power plant with a new atomic reactor.
An atomic reactor, with a capacity of about 5 electrical megawatts, constructed between 1980 and 1987: it reportedly is capable of expending enough uranium fuel to produce about 7 kilograms of plutonium annually --enough for the manufacture of a single atomic bomb annually.
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