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Noun1.burnup - a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.burnup - the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)
using up, expenditure, consumption - the act of consuming something
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But without telemetry today, the wayward spacecraft can no longer be controlled, and its final burnup path is uncertain.
A method for VVER-1000 fuel rearrangement optimization taking into account both fuel cladding durability and burnup / S.
Prosecutors have dropped their case against 38-year-old Steven John Burnup.
Authorization for enrichment up to 10% was sought - most enrichment plants operate up to 5% U-235 product, which is becoming a serious constraint as reactor fuel burnup increases.
Wagner has also held sales and management positions with MiniScribe, Burnup & Sims Cable Group and General Instrument Corp.
Burnup with the red ink note "replaced with holotype from Port Alfred", written by Ashby; another label, "Chiton oniscus.
The tests are focusing on how to monitor degradation inside the canisters, environmental requirements for storage sites, and how well the canisters hold up with ''high burnup,'' or longer-burning fuels that are now widely used by American plants.
e sketches were made by a member of the Burnup family, who ran a horse coach and carriage works at Elswick Court, Northumberland Street, Newcastle.
Members of the Burnup family appear, including Emma, John, William and Thomas Burnup.
He added that Roberts, of Burnup Grove in Cleckheaton, could have denied being the driver as CCTV equipment at the store was poor.
The results of fuel parameters dependency on burnup [7], calculated by specialists of Kurchatov Institute, were used as the reference for code to code comparison.
This great increase in capacity factor was achieved by reducing outages, having longer fuel cycles, using higher burnup fuel, reducing unplanned outages and fuel failures.