nuclear superheating

nuclear superheating

[′nü·klē·ər ¦sü·pər¦hēd·iŋ]
(nucleonics)
Superheating the steam produced in a reactor by using additional heat from a reactor; two methods may be used: recirculating the steam through the same core in which it is first produced (integral superheating) or passing the steam through a second and separate reactor.
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