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atomic reactor

[ə′täm·ik rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
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The accelerating revolution in renewables has allowed solar, wind and other green sources to outstrip atomic reactors in cost, time to build, ecological impact and safety.
Pakistan appears to have stepped up construction of a new atomic reactor that could help the country produce easier-to-deliver nuclear weapons,' said a recent report of the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS).
Our intelligence experts are convinced that the attack targeted by the Israelis is in fact an atomic reactor of the same type built by North Korean in Yongbyon," she wrote.
Its aircraft bombed Iraq's atomic reactor in 1981 and launched a similar sortie against Syria in 2007.
Israel, which is assumed to have the Middle East's only nuclear weapons, bombed Iraq's atomic reactor in 1981.
Past Israeli operations, such as the 1981 bombing of Iraq's Osirak atomic reactor and a similar sortie against Syria in 2007, suggest a strategy of one-off pinpoint raids, due both to military limitations and a desire to avoid wider war.
Israel bombed Iraq's atomic reactor in 1981 and, in 2007, launched a similar sortie against Syria.
The blimp's length would be 540 feet, making it possible to locate the atomic reactor far enough away from the craft's control car to permit personnel to work in an environment comparable to that of an atomic plant.
VIENNA: The UN nuclear watchdog pledged yesterday to investigate US claims that Syria secretly built an atomic reactor with North Korean help.
On Wednesday, the US demanded Syria to give free access to UN nuclear investigators to sites Washington claims to have been linked to a secret atomic reactor.
An atomic reactor, with a capacity of about 5 electrical megawatts that began operating by 1987.
nuclear power reactor, the first commercial atomic reactor in the United States, President Eisenhower made a giant stride toward his goal of "Atoms for Peace" and energy independence for the country.

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