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nuclear reactornoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​largemachine that uses ​nuclearfuel to ​producepower
(Definition of nuclear reactor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nuclear reactornoun [C]

 us   /ˈnu·kli·ər riˈæk·tər/
a ​largedevice that ​produces nuclear ​energy
(Definition of nuclear reactor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nuclear reactor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 核反应堆…
in Turkish nükleer reaktör…
in Russian атомный реактор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 核反應堆…
in Polish reaktor jądrowy…
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