burnup urnup n. the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor). [WordNet 1.5]

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  • Burnup — Le burnup est dans les technologies de l énergie nucléaire, le degré d irradiation et d énergie fournie par le combustible nucléaire. Il est exprimé par le ratio megawatt par jour par tonne de combustible. Liens externes Définition du burn up sur …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Burnup — См. Глубина выгорания Термины атомной энергетики. Концерн Росэнергоатом, 2010 …   Термины атомной энергетики

  • Burnup — In nuclear power technology, burnup is a measure of the neutron irradiation of the fuel. It is normally quoted in megawatt–days per metric ton of uranium metal or its equivalent (MWd/MTU), or gigawatt–days/MTU (GWd/MT). One GW is 1,000 MW; 1… …   Wikipedia

  • burnup — noun 1. a high speed motorcycle race on a public road • Usage Domain: ↑slang, ↑cant, ↑jargon, ↑lingo, ↑argot, ↑patois, ↑vernacular • Regions: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Burnup — Recorded in several forms including Burnap, Burnep, Burnip, and Burnup, this is an English locational surname. It originates from a place called Burnop about six miles from the city of Durham, in County Durham. The derivation of the name is… …   Surnames reference

  • burnup — /berrn up /, n. the nuclear fuel consumed in a reactor, often measured as a percentage of the atoms of fuel that have undergone fission. [n. use of the v. phrase burn up] * * * …   Universalium

  • burnup — noun A measure of the consumption of fuel in a nuclear reactor …   Wiktionary

  • Burnup —   Amount of thermal energy generated per unit mass of fuel, expressed as Gigawatt Days Thermal per Metric Ton of Initial Heavy Metal (GWDT/MTIHM), rounded to the nearest gigawatt day.   U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration s… …   Energy terms

  • Burnup's hunter slug — Conservation status Vulnerable (IUCN 2.3)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • Cuthbert Burnup — Personal information Full name Cuthbert James Burnup Born 21 November 1875(1875 11 21) Blackheath, Kent, England …   Wikipedia

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