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light water

n.
Ordinary water, H2O.
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light water

n
(Elements & Compounds) a name for water (H2O), as distinct from heavy water
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"If neighbouring countries are interested in having light water research reactors, we can design and provide them with that and also train them so that they can produce their required radiopharmaceuticals," Salehi added, Trend reports referring to Mehr News Agency.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): The government has accorded 'in principle' approval of five coastal sites and designated them for locating large capacity Light Water Reactors (LWRs) for Nuclear Energy in cooperation with the Russian Federation, France & the United States.
Senate Committee on Appropriations, looks at the current status of several advanced designs, including a high temperature gas-cooled reactor, a sodium-cooled fast reactor, and four small modular light water reactors.
Bailey, who was first to finish said: "It was quite frustrating at times but at others, easy.'' This term the Year 6 pupils are going to Holy Island and Light Water Valley.
It has refused to change the Arak heavy water reactor into a light water reactor, on the basis that heavy water is needed to produce radioisotopes for the treatment of patients while it already manufactures light water in Bushehr to help generate electricity.
Some of the P5+1 group - the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany - proposed construction of a light water reactor, said Salehi, who explained that light-water reactors used for production of electricity while heavy-water ones produced isotopes.
Members also decided to develop a light water reactor as part of a civilian nuclear power industry to ease electricity shortages, KCNA said.
Commercial satellite photos taken April 30 showed the Stalinist state had restarted work on a containment building for a light water reactor at the Yongbyon site in the north-east, according to 38 North, which is run by the US-Korea Institute at Johns Hopkins University.
The Institute for Science and International Security released satellite images on Thursday showing construction of an experimental light water reactor at the complex.
The EU Council of Ministers decided without a debate on 20 March to renew its participation in theaKorean Peninsula Energy Development Organisation (KEDO).aThe objective of the common position adopted by the member states is to enable the EU to participate in the process of terminating the light water reactor project "as soon as possible" and to wind up KEDO in an orderly manner before the end of 2006.
Japan plans to develop a next-generation version of light water nuclear reactors in pursuit of the world's highest economic efficiency for reactors, government sources said Friday.