breeder reactor(redirected from Breeder ratio)
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A nuclear reactor that produces as well as consumes fissionable material, especially one that produces more fissionable material than it consumes.
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|Noun||1.||breeder reactor - a nuclear reactor that produces more fissile material than it burns|
blanket - a layer of lead surrounding the highly reactive core of a nuclear reactor