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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The measures of restricted energy saving practices include upgrading of energy-utilizing equipment, increases in thermal efficiency and recycling afterheat energy.
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.
In the fall we dried apples, pears and prunes in the afterheat after the bread was taken out.