Definition of slow reactor in English:

slow reactor

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  • A nuclear reactor using mainly slow neutrons.
    More example sentences
    • So when the Unit 4 power plant operators stalled their low and slow reactor, it exploded and burned.
    • For a slow reactor, the fuel can be any of the above, with graphite serving as the moderator.
    • The nuclear reactions in modern slow reactors have a negative temperature coefficient.

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