chain reactor


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Synonyms for chain reactor

a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy

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SEDGEFIELD: 12.40 Judiciary, 1.10 Going Wrong, 1.40 Carmela Maria, 2.10 Sundown Trail, 2.40 Vittachi, 3.10 Polar Gunner, 3.40 Chain Reactor .
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The fire at Chernobyl was started in the carbon moderator which facilitates the chain reactor. This was caused by two operator teams getting into a dispute about running the reactor.
his school of the arts a chain reactor; what if campo had no
* Fermi, Zinn and their associates started the work at Columbia University to determine operationally possible designs of a uranium chain reactor. Among other things, they had to find a suitable moderating material to slow down the neutrons traveling at relatively fast velocities.
Compton, was placed in charge of this phase of the work, under the Office of Scientific Research and Development, and it was decided that the chain reactor program should be concentrated at the University of Chicago.
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