liquid-metal nuclear fuel

liquid-metal nuclear fuel

[′lik·wəd ¦med·əl ¦nü·klē·ər ′fyül]
(nucleonics)
A nuclear fuel consisting of a solution of uranium or plutonium in a molten metal such as bismuth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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