Definition of fast breeder in English:

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fast breeder

(also fast breeder reactor)


A breeder reactor in which the neutrons causing fission are not slowed by any moderator.
Example sentences
  • The plutonium was now to be separated out so that it could be recycled into a new type of reactor known as the fast breeder.
  • There has been significant progress in the field of atomic energy, including a movement towards achieving a fast breeder reactor.
  • And the government poured billions of dollars into the development of exotic technologies such as fast breeder reactors, which theoretically can produce more plutonium than they consume.

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