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reactor
American English: /riˈæktər/
British English: /rɪˈaktə/

Translation of reactor in Spanish:

noun nuclear reactor

  • 2 (vessel) (Chemistry)
    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.

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