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ther·mal reac·tor

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  1. thermal reactornoun

    a nuclear reactor in which nuclear fissions are caused by neutrons that are slowed down by a moderator


  1. thermal reactor

    A thermal reactor is a type of nuclear reactor where slow-moving thermal neutrons sustain a nuclear chain reaction. The neutrons have lower kinetic energy compared to those in a fast neutron reactor and are more likely to cause fission when they interact with fuel atoms. Thermal reactors usually use a neutron moderator to slow down the high-speed neutrons produced by fission. These moderators can include light water, heavy water, or graphite. Thermal reactors are most commonly used in nuclear power plants to produce electricity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thermal reactor in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thermal reactor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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