boiling water reactor(redirected from Boiling water nuclear reactor)
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|Noun||1.||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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