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xenon poisoning[′zē‚nän ′pȯiz·ən·iŋ]
The accumulation in a nuclear reactor of xenon-135, formed by beta decay of iodine-135; xenon-135 has the highest cross section for thermal neutron capture of any known reactor poison.
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