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reactor

noun [C] uk   /riˈæk.tər/  us   /-tɚ/ (also nuclear reactor)
a large machine in which atoms are either divided or joined in order to produce power
Translations of “reactor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 核反應堆…
in Russian ядерный реактор…
in Turkish nükleer santral, reaktör…
in Chinese (Simplified) 核反应堆…
in Polish reaktor…
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