burnup


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Noun1.burnup - a high-speed motorcycle race on a public road
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
race - a contest of speed; "the race is to the swift"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
2.burnup - the amount of fuel used up (as in a nuclear reactor)
using up, expenditure, consumption - the act of consuming something
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NORTH EAST DURHAM LEAGUE DIVISION ONE AND TWO DIVISION ONE South Hetton v Burnup BURNUP: D Selby run out 16, N Parry b Adamson 0, L Shaw b Wilson 4, M Steer not out 30, R Omar c Adamson b Houghton 0, M Fraser c Hillis b Houghton 2, D Reynoldson lbw Houghton 1, C Halliday b Houghton 3, J Keyes c Hillis b Walton 0, D Scott b Houghton 0, D Crozier b Haughton 0.
From the action of the arc in the zone of contact between aluminum electrodes and varistors, a deep burnout of the electrodes was observed; in some cases the burnup was up to 7 mm deep and up to 8 mm wide.
There's an outside chance Tom Dascombe's gelding will get involved in the early burnup (he has made all before) but the plan will surely be to take a lead seeing as he hasn't got home under aggressive rides over 6f on his last two starts.
But now, without telemetry, the wayward spacecraft can no longer be controlled, and its final burnup path is uncertain.
Though some problems in implementing the CET-method still remain unsolved, e.g., the limit value of cladding damage parameter corresponding to any kind of cladding failure should be grounded, it has been clear that the radioactive leakage into the VVER-1000 circuit can be minimized, under normal operating conditions, by using an automated control system optimizing VVER-1000 loading modes and rearrangements of core fuel assemblies, applying an objective function including fuel cladding damage parameter, burnup and axial offset [2].
The agency has previously said it wants to better understand "high burnup" spent fuel that is accumulating at nuclear power plants in the U.S.
The fuel materials were then depleted with ORIGEN [23] and this entire process was repeated until a burnup of approximately 70 MW x d/kg.
The clipper and shaver commercials focus on the life of firemen, with the tagline "I trust my crew, my gear, and I trust my Wahl Clipper." The trimmer commercial features a cafe race restoration garage called "BurnUp Company"--comparing bike restoration and grooming.
To produce good-quality weapons-grade plutonium--with a concentration of the most-important heavy isotope (Pu240)--a short "burnup" fuel cycle is employed, meaning that the reactor fuel rods are removed earlier than they would be if the reactor was utilized to produce electricity.
Prosecutors have dropped their case against 38-year-old Steven John Burnup. He had been accused of three robberies on three women on December 8 and 9 last year.
Authorization for enrichment up to 10% was sought - most enrichment plants operate up to 5% U-235 product, which is becoming a serious constraint as reactor fuel burnup increases.
Wagner has also held sales and management positions with MiniScribe, Burnup & Sims Cable Group and General Instrument Corp.