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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.

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