afterheat


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afterheat

(ˈɑːftəˌhiːt)
n
(Nuclear Physics) the heat generated in a nuclear reactor after it has been shut down, produced by residual radioactivity in the fuel elements
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It will include a new cement clinker production line with an annual output capacity of im tons coupled with an afterheat electricity generation facility, capable of producing 26.
In the fall we dried apples, pears and prunes in the afterheat after the bread was taken out.