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fuel rod

[′fyül ‚räd]
(nucleonics)
A long, rod-shaped fuel assembly.
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Kansai Electric has yet to disclose how many fuel rods were delivered.
Chie Hosoda, a spokeswoman for the plant's operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co, said Wednesday's operation would help understand the condition of other fuel rods.
Experts from Iran's Atomic Energy Organization succeeded in delivering two domestically made nuclear fuel rods to the Tehran research reactor," Iranian news agencies said.
Iranian experts produced the fuel rod for the Tehran research reactor in December after enriching uranium to the purity level of 20% and it took them almost a month to carry out the initial tests.
There are a total of 1,331 fuel rods in the pool, and 204 that were unused.
If the Coastal Commission doesn't rescind the permit to bury the spent fuel rods, neighbors said Edison will start loading canisters with radioactive waste early next year.
During the acceptance tests, the fuel rods were checked for leak-tightness.
4 reactor building on Saturday, using a crane, slowly lifted the four unspent nuclear fuel rods that have been placed in a transportation container.
It is possible the contract signals that Iran is prepared to ship all its enriched uranium to Russia, which would then convert that uranium into fuel rods for the new plants.
It is used in nuclear fuel rods in nuclear reactors.
Unlike conventional fuel rods comprised of uranium oxide pellets that are stacked in zirconium alloy tubes, the company's proprietary multi-lobed metallic fuel rods are a solid uranium-zirconium alloy, extruded in full size lengths of 12 to 14 feet.
TOKYO, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- Operator of the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant began removing fuel rods from a damaged storage pool of the No.