Meaning of “nuclear reactor” in the English Dictionary

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"nuclear reactor" in British English

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nuclear reactornoun [ C ]

uk /ˌnjuː.klɪə riˈæk.tər/ us /ˌnuː.kliː.ɚ riˈæk.tɚ/

a large machine that uses nuclear fuel to produce power

(Definition of “nuclear reactor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nuclear reactor" in American English

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nuclear reactornoun [ C ]

us /ˈnu·kli·ər riˈæk·tər/

a large device that produces nuclear energy

(Definition of “nuclear reactor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)