bulk shielding reactor


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bulk shielding reactor

[¦bəlk ¦shēld·iŋ rē′ak·tər]
(nucleonics)
The prototype swimming-pool reactor located at Oak Ridge, Tennessee; it uses heterogeneous enriched fuel and provides a combination of high thermal-neutron flux, ready accessibility, and versatility. Abbreviated BSR.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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