advanced gas-cooled reactor

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advanced gas-cooled reactor

[əd′vanst ′gas ¦küld rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
A power-generating nuclear reactor which has steel-clad uranium dioxide fuel elements and is cooled by carbon dioxide gas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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While there were problems with aircraft losses and safety concerns that first year, Red Flag's legacy of giving pilots a taste of combat before they faced enemy fighters and bombs for real was already beginning to form, as expressed by the 64th AGRS' first commander.
While the AR has routinely compiled statistics on the number of medically non-deployable AGRs each year (see discussion infra Part III.A.6), the author's research disclosed no analogous AR statistics documenting the number of medically noncompliant AGRs, i.e., Soldiers who intentionally or negligently fail to cooperate with medical command authorities in providing full and complete access to their PHI outside the catchment area.
The current target is for a seven-year extension over and above the original projected closure dates, which would mean the first of the AGRs going out of service in 2018 and the others by around 2023.
As Professor Ian Fells once explained, the nominal output of an advanced gas-cooled reactor (AGR) was 1,200MW.
We do have the Air Reserve Technicians and the AGRs. And every single one of them is an important piece to the Air Force Reserve and to our Air Force.
Studsvik will carry out tests on irradiated fuel and fuel components from advanced gas-cooled reactors (AGRs) in order to support the safety cases and operation of the customer's AGRs in the UK.
The objection was made despite the businessman agrS eeing to a range of police conditions to improve safety, including installing fingerprint identification scanners.
The above observations could be further substantiated from absolute growth rates (AGRs) data recorded at various intervals of times after anthesis for bolder and smaller grains in three different segments of spike and the same are presented in Table 2.
The pre-eminent early contribution, that of Rizzi (1986), saw covert pronouns as licensed by a governing head and recovered by the features of that head (effectively AGRs in the case of null subjects).
But in 1973, the F-4 training unit at Homestead AFB, Florida, agreed to host the new 64th Aggressor Squadron's (AGRS) pilots and their T -38s, aircraft that approximated MiG-21s in size and maneuverability.