Associations to the word «Reactor»

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Wiktionary

REACTOR, noun. A person who behaves in response to a suggestion, stimulation or some other influence.
REACTOR, noun. (industrial) A structure used to contain chemical or other reactions.
REACTOR, noun. (nuclear physics) A device which uses atomic energy to produce heat.
REACTOR, noun. (chemistry) A chemical substance which responds to the presence or contact with another substance.
REACTOR SCRAM, noun. An automatic safety feature of nuclear reactors where the control rods are automatically dropped into the reactor core when any of several emergency conditions are reached.
REACTOR SCRAM, noun. The process of dropping the control rods into the reactor core.
REACTOR SCRAM, noun. The procedure technicians follow in the hours following the instantaneous event of the rods dropping.
REACTOR SCRAMS, noun. Plural of reactor scram

Dictionary definition

REACTOR, noun. An electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit.
REACTOR, noun. (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements.

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