safety rod


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safety rod

[′sāf·tē ‚räd]
(nucleonics)
A control rod capable of shutting down a reactor quickly in case of failure of the ordinary control system using regulating rods and shim rods; a safety rod may be suspended above the core by a magnetic coupling and allowed to fall in when power reaches a predetermined level. Also known as scram rod.
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