breeder reactor
noun see breeder

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Breeder reactor —   A reactor that both produces and consumes fissionable fuel, especially one that creates more fuel than it consumes. The new fissionable material is created by a process known as breeding, in which neutrons from fission are captured in fertile… …   Energy terms

  • Fast breeder reactor — The fast breeder or fast breeder reactor (FBR) is a fast neutron reactor designed to breed fuel by producing more fissile material than it consumes. The FBR is one possible type of breeder reactor. The reactors are used in nuclear power plants to …   Wikipedia

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