nuclear reaction


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to nuclear reaction: nuclear fusion reaction
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Words related to nuclear reaction

References in periodicals archive ?
They contained signals of neutrons of positrons ejected from their molecules, indicating a nuclear reaction.
The nuclear reaction cross sections are of considerable importance in optimizing the production process of a radioisotope.
2 reactor at its quake-damaged Fukushima Daiichi power plant and that it has begun injecting boric acid to control a possible nuclear reaction.
Tokyo, Dhu-AlHijjah 6, 1432, Nov 2, 2011, SPA -- The operator of a damaged Japanese power plant said Wednesday it had started to inject boric acid to control a possible nuclear reaction in one of its crippled reactors, dpa reported.
Japan has already been introducing boric acid and seawater in an attempt to slow down nuclear reaction and cool the nuclear rods in its Fukushima plant.
Within one second of the earthquake hitting, the control rods had been inserted and the nuclear reaction had stopped.
When a high voltage is applied to a fine wire running the length of the tube, any passing neutrons create a nuclear reaction with the helium-3 atoms.
2 : of or relating to the nucleus of the atom <Fission is a nuclear reaction.
Yet if water comes into contact with radioactive material it can cause a nuclear reaction - and in extreme cases lead to an explosion.
Fusion involves fusing deuterium and tritium, both different atomic forms of hydrogen, together to trigger a nuclear reaction.
They would decide on the weapon's size, the materials to be used in its construction, and the exact process for how to catalyze its nuclear reaction.
Tritium, a byproduct of a nuclear reaction, has been found at the lab before, but never at such high levels.
The nuclear reaction has been stopped for a few days, and is due to be restarted in mid-June", he said.
In a move that was lampooned by comedians across the country, State Farm announced that it no longer would cover "loss of any vehicle when such loss results from nuclear reaction, radiation, radioactive contamination, or detonation, or release of radiation from a nuclear or radioactive device.
Today, property policies exclude loss or damage due to a nuclear reaction, radiation or radioactive contamination arising from a nuclear event.
Full browser ?