cermet nuclear fuel

cermet nuclear fuel

[′sər‚met ¦nü·klē·ər ′fyül]
(nucleonics)
A nuclear reactor fuel mixed with a heat-resistant ceramic and a metal to give it both refractory and damage-resistant properties.
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