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burnup

[′bər‚nəp]
(nucleonics)
A measure of nuclear-reactor fuel consumption, expressed either as the percentage of fuel atoms that have undergone fission or as the amount of energy produced per unit weight of fuel.
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Left, developer Richard Grainger, right, architect John Dobson, as sketched by a member of the Burnup family, who ran a horse coach and carriage works <B
Even after 10years in the cooling ponds, high burnup fuel rods are problematic.
This can be burned as-is in PHWRs, without re-enrichment, to obtain about twice the burnup of natural uranium fuel.
In Burnup & Sims, an employer fired two employees, active in the organization of their co-workers, out of a good faith but mistaken belief that they had made dynamiting threats during the organizing process.
Bobby Hall, division manager of Burnup and Sims, a Mastec company, who observed the pipe bursting demonstration, plans to learn as much as he can about pipe bursting.
Commenting on the edgeConnect decision, Mike Burnup, Ecclesiastical's IT Director, said, "Ecclesiastical has a long term vision of becoming a fully web enabled business.
But now, without telemetry, the wayward spacecraft can no longer be controlled, and its final burnup path is uncertain.
Steven John Burnup, 38, of Routledge Road, St Ann's Hill, Stockton, is charged with three counts of robbery.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the practice of higher burnup across the industry, even though the cladding of the spent fuel produced may be more brittle and therefore more likely to crack.
1994: Publicly traded Burnup & Sims acquired Church & Tower (owned and operated by Mas' father) and Mas became CEO and changed the name to MasTec
It states: "Generally, the rented houses, still owned by Cuthbert Burnup, were then occupied by well-to-do professionals or those having independent financial means, with their families and typically two live-in female domestic servants.