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nuclear fuel

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(General Physics) a fuel that provides nuclear energy, used in nuclear power stations, nuclear submarines, etc
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Noun1.nuclear fuel - fuel (such as uranium) that can be used in nuclear reactors as a source of electricity
fuel - a substance that can be consumed to produce energy; "more fuel is needed during the winter months"; "they developed alternative fuels for aircraft"
Translations
combustible nucléaire
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With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Nuclear fuel cycle science and engineering provides an important review for all those involved in the design, fabrication, use and disposal of nuclear fuels as well as regulatory bodies and researchers in this field.
Kansai Electric was forced to shelve the project in 1999 following revelations that British Nuclear Fuels, the supplier of MOX fuel, had falsified data.
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In the past, the agency has pointed out discrepancies in Tokai between the calculated amount of plutonium in spent nuclear fuels prior to reprocessing and the actual amount of plutonium extracted.
This equity investment further solidifies the strategic relationship already established between the two companies, both of which are focused on creating global demand for Thorium based nuclear fuels.

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