boiling water reactor

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Noun1.boiling water reactor - a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the water boils in the reactor core and the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
water-cooled reactor - nuclear reactor using water as a coolant
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Siedewasserreaktor
réacteur à eau bouillante
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owns and leases an aggregate 90% undivided interest in Grand Gulf I, a 1,204-megawatt boiling water nuclear reactor located in Port Gibson, MS.