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supercritical

[¦sü·pər′krid·ə·kəl]
(nucleonics)
Having an effective multiplication constant greater than 1, so that the rate of reaction rises rapidly in a nuclear reactor.
(thermodynamics)
Property of a gas which is above its critical pressure and temperature.
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