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  1. uranium 238(noun)

    the commonest isotope of uranium; it is not fissionable but when irradiated with neutrons it produces fissionable plutonium 239

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  1. Ion Bodrug:

    After a preliminary examination we realized we were talking about Uranium-238, an extremely dangerous radioactive substance used to make 'dirty' nuclear bombs.

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