intermediate reactor

intermediate reactor

[‚in·tər′mēd·ē·ət rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A reactor in which the chain reaction is sustained mainly by intermediate neutrons.
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The authors of the study identify them as being part of three groups: Immediate reactors, intermediate reactors, and late reactors.
Intermediate reactors suffer vomiting or diarrhea, or both, within several hours.
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