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scram

an emergency shutdown of a nuclear reactor

scram

[skram]
(nucleonics)
A sudden shutting down of a nuclear reactor, usually by dropping safety rods, when a predetermined neutron flux or other dangerous condition occurs.
To close down a reactor by bringing about a scram.

scram

In air-intercept usage, a code meaning, “I am about to open fire. Friendly units keep clear or get clear of the indicated contact, bogey, or area.” The direction of withdrawal may be indicated. The type of fire may be indicated (e.g., scram proximity: “I am about to open fire with proximity-fused ammunition”; scram mushroom: “I am about to fire a special weapon.”)
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Increasing the SCRAM signal from 115% to 120% full power also has negligible effects on the transient.
She also ordered the "Mean Girls" actress to undergo random drug and alcohol tests, and had her ankle fitted with the SCRAM monitoring bracelet.
Scram will turn the unwanted structure into the required molecular structure.
Por lo anterior, al fallar el suministro de energia, los mandos de control no respondian, el nucleo se sobrecalentaba y el SCRAM no ocurria.
SCRAM uses a fixed period belt that is lengthened to increase the speed of an output wheel over which it runs.
Scram, beat it, take off, take the air, on your way, dangle, hit the road, and so forth.
The greatest neologist on the staff of Variety was Jack Conway, who is credited with the verb click--meaning succeed, and highhat, pushover, payoff, belly laugh, scram, and many others.
scram logic (hereinafter referred to as the System ) at the Maria Research
In accident analyses, we always assume conservatively that the first scram signal fails to work.
Emma Wiltshire, 31, who supports the Sports Conditioning, Rehabilitation and Massage (SCRaM) degree at the university, achieved her success at the games which took place in Argentina.
This seventh-edition text incorporates changes and developments since the previous edition, including an updated state-by-state listing of DMV contacts and detailed information about the SCRAM device.
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan wanted 10,000 dollars for the first post-jail photo of her wearing her SCRAM alcohol-monitoring bracelet, according to sources.