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Noun Concept
Categories: Nuclear reactors, Power station technology, Pressure vessels, Neutron sources, Nuclear technology
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nuclear reactor  reactor  atomic pile  nuclear fission reactor  "production reactor"
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(physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements WordNet 3.0
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(physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
A nuclear reactor, formerly known as an atomic pile, is a device used to initiate and control a fission nuclear chain reaction or nuclear fusion reactions. Wikipedia
A device for containing and controlling a nuclear reaction Wikipedia Disambiguation
Device to initiate and control a sustained nuclear chain reaction Wikidata
Device which creates heat and energy by starting and controlling atomic fission. OmegaWiki
Any device in which a controlled chain reaction is maintained for the purpose of creating heat (for power generation) or for creating neutrons and other fission products for experimental, medical or other purposes. Wiktionary
A device which uses atomic energy to produce heat. Wiktionary