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The nuclear reactor that powers the boat is in sleep mode. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In theory it would be possible to power planes using nuclear reactors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He is also immersed in a project to produce small nuclear reactors. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The back section is fitted with the nuclear reactor, which powers the submarine. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The nuclear reactor programme led to the disaster at Chernobyl. The Global Marketplace (1993)Basic equipment and supplies could be sent on ahead, including a nuclear reactor as a power source. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Senior officers insisted there had been no security threat because the sub's nuclear reactor was shut down. The Sun (2006)FOUR nuclear reactors are being shut down over safety fears after a defect was found. The Sun (2014)No. Nuclear reactors cannot produce these. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He also admits that colonists would need a'small' nuclear reactor to provide energy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It should be 1,000ft long, and powered by a nuclear reactor. The Sun (2012)It just quietly gets on with building world-class aircraft engines, nuclear reactors and power plants for ships. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'nuclear reactor'
British English: nuclear reactor NOUN
A nuclear reactor is a machine which is used to produce nuclear energy.
The nuclear reactor was not damaged in the lightning storm that struck late last night.
Definition of nuclear reactor from the Collins English Dictionary
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