Share this entry

Share this page

reactor

Pronunciation: /riˈæktər; riˈæktə(r)/

Translation of reactor in Spanish:

noun/nombre (nuclear reactor)

  • 1.1 reactor (masculine) (nuclear) 1.2 (vessel) [Chemistry/Química] reactor (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • The dehydrogenation and selective hydrogenation reactors were run continuously and the product collected.
    • Solar receivers absorb this concentrated solar radiation and deliver it, in the form of high-temperature heat, to a chemical reactor wherein an endothermic reaction results in the production of solar fuels.
    • A green chemistry example concerns the transfer of raw polymer resin into reactors.

Definition of reactor in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day tiesto
m
flowerpot …
Cultural fact of the day

In Venezuela, pasapalo is small portions of food that are usually served with drinks at parties, bars, and social get-togethers.