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Meaning of REACTOR

Pronunciation:  ree'akt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
  2. [n]  an electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit
 

REACTOR is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: nuclear reactor
 
 See Also: apparatus, atomic pile, atomic reactor, breeder reactor, chain reactor, coil, control rod, core, electrical device, fast reactor, fusion reactor, gas-cooled reactor, liquid metal reactor, moderator, pile, setup, thermal reactor, thermonuclear reactor, water-cooled reactor

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*act"or\, n. (Elec.)
A choking coil.

 

 

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