Definición de fuel rod en inglés:

fuel rod

Silabificación: fu·el rod

sustantivo

  • A rod-shaped fuel element in a nuclear reactor.
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    • To control the reactor (the equivalent of turning up and down a flame on a gas cooker) control rods made of boron or cadmium are inserted near the fuel rod to absorb neutrons.
    • Anti-nuclear activists, however, said that the plant operators should have earlier on identified the risk involved with using a damaged fuel rod in the reactor.
    • The fuel rod was removed in 1979 from the Vermont Yankee reactor, which is currently shut down for refueling and maintenance.

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Pronunciación: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody