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  1. fast reactornoun

    nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by fast neutrons because little or no moderator is used


  1. fast reactor

    A fast reactor, also known as a fast neutron reactor or fast breeder reactor, is a type of nuclear reactor in which the fission chain reaction is sustained by fast neutrons (neutrons that have high energy and move at high speeds). This allows the reactor to not only produce energy, but also to create more fissile material than it consumes, making it more fuel-efficient than other types of reactors. Fast reactors, which typically use a mixture of plutonium and uranium as fuel, can also reduce the amount of nuclear waste.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fast reactor in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fast reactor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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