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reactornoun [C]

uk   /riˈæk.tər/  us   /riˈæk.tɚ/ (also nuclear reactor)
a large machine in which atoms are either divided or joined in order to produce power
(Definition of reactor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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reactornoun [C]

 us   /riˈæk·tər/
a nuclear reactor
(Definition of reactor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reactor" in Business English

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reactornoun [C]

uk   us   /riˈæktər/ (also nuclear reactor)
a large machine in which atoms are either divided or joined in order to produce nuclear energy
(Definition of reactor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reactor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 核反应堆…
in Turkish nükleer santral, reaktör…
in Russian ядерный реактор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 核反應堆…
in Polish reaktor…
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