water-cooled reactor


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water-cooled reactor

[′wȯd·ər ¦küld rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A nuclear reactor in which water is used as a primary coolant.
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He then presents chapters reviewing the current status and prospects for the nuclear fission technologies of water-cooled reactors, high- temperature gas-cooled reactors, nuclear waste burners, and "Generation IV," as well as the future of nuclear fusion technologies.