What does reactor mean?

Definitions for reactorriˈæk tər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word reactor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reactor(noun)

    an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit

  2. nuclear reactor, reactor(noun)

    (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements


  1. Reactor(n.)

    A nuclear reactor.


  1. reactor(Noun)

    A person who behaves in response to a suggestion, stimulation or some other influence.

  2. reactor(Noun)

    A device which uses atomic energy to produce heat.

  3. reactor(Noun)

    A chemical substance which responds to the presence or contact with another substance.


  1. Reactor

    Reactor is a raster video arcade game released in 1982 by Gottlieb. The object of the game is to cool down the reactor core without being hurled by magnetism and repulsion by enemy swarms of nuclear particles. It was better known for its explosive and ground thumping sound, usually placed near the front of the arcade to attract gamers.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'reactor' in Nouns Frequency: #2568

Anagrams for reactor »

  1. creator, Creator

  2. Creator


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reactor in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reactor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mycle Schneider:

    Half a billion dollars per reactor for decommissioning is no doubt vastly underestimated.

  2. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter:

    In fact, North Korea worked with Syria, helped it build a reactor... North Korea is a welcome all-comers kind of proliferator.

  3. Elon Musk:

    We have this handy fusion reactor in the sky. You don't have to do anything, it just works. Shows up everyday and produces ridiculous amounts of power.

  4. James Clapper:

    We further assess that North Korea has been operating the reactor long enough so that it could begin to recover plutonium from the reactor’s spent fuel within a matter of weeks to months.

  5. Ed Davey:

    There is a clear need for the generation of electricity by the nuclear reactor design to which the decision relates, because of the contribution its deployment can make to the new nuclear programme.

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