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n.1.(Chem.) A rare earth associated with yttria and regarded as the oxide (Gd2O3) of a metallic element, gadolinium.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Other facilities (so- called "upstream") were also identified in May, to include a uranium oxide plant, two ceramic fuel fabrication plants, an enriched uranium oxide plant, an enriched fuel fabrication plant and the Gadolinia Facility.
The supplied fuel will be of new generation (new mechanical and nuclear design with burnable Gd (Gadolinia) absorber) and should result in better efficiency and lower annual consumption of nuclear materials.
Laobuthee, "Preparation of gadolinia doped ceria via metal complex decomposition method: Its application as catalyst for the steam reforming of ethane," Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, vol.