Definitions for nuclear reactors

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nuclear reactors

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nuclear Reactors

    Devices containing fissionable material in sufficient quantity and so arranged as to be capable of maintaining a controlled, self-sustaining NUCLEAR FISSION chain reaction. They are also known as atomic piles, atomic reactors, fission reactors, and nuclear piles, although such names are deprecated. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

Translation

Find a translation for the nuclear reactors definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these nuclear reactors definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"nuclear reactors." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 29 Jul 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/nuclear reactors>.

Are we missing a good definition for nuclear reactors?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for nuclear reactors: