afterheat


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afterheat

[′af·tər‚hēt]
(nucleonics)
Heat derived from residual radioactivity after a reactor has been shut down.
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Efficiencies would include upgrading boilers, kiln stoves and cooking facilities to enhance their thermal efficiency and recycling would cover the reusing of afterheat and odd energy, which after a 4-5 year endeavour produced noticeable achievements.