chain reactor


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Noun1.chain reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energychain reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses controlled nuclear fission to generate energy
nuclear reactor, reactor - (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
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Other workshops to watch out include Oasis Island, Launch Pad, The Chain Reactor, It Lights Up
Chain Reactor's trip pays off Hellfire Club lasted just two fences in the extended 2m handicap chase after making the 260-mile journey to Sedgefield from Warren Greatrex's Lambourn yard, but stablemate Chain Reactor, also owned by Malcolm Denmark, made the team's trip worthwhile with victory in the concluding bumper.
The fire at Chernobyl was started in the carbon moderator which facilitates the chain reactor.