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riˈæk tərre·ac·tor

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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.

Editors Contribution

  1. reactor

    A type of substance created to react with another substance for a specific purpose.

    In science they use reactors for various purposes.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 28, 2019  

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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

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  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

Examples of reactor in a Sentence

  1. Neil Sheehan:

    They're cooling down the reactor and we'll have to investigate the cause of the fire.

  2. Neil Sheehan:

    They're cooling down the reactor, and we'll have to investigate the cause of the fire.

  3. Mycle Schneider:

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

  4. Sebastien Berg:

    This was a deliberate act to take down the nuclear reactor, and a very good way to do it.

  5. Robert Davies:

    Once the reactor design has approval, post GDA, we will have a clearer steer on the total cost of the project.

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