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re·proc·ess

 (rē-prŏs′ĕs′, -prō′sĕs′)
tr.v. re·proc·essed, re·proc·ess·ing, re·proc·ess·es
To cause to undergo special or additional processing before reuse.
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reprocessing

(riːˈprəʊsɛsɪŋ)
adj
of or relating to the treatment of materials in order to make them reusable: reprocessing plant.
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reprocessing

The extraction of plutonium (for military use) and unused uranium from the nuclear fuel of a reactor.
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Translations

reprocessing

[ˌriːˈprəʊsesɪŋ]
A. Nreprocesamiento m
B. CPD reprocessing plant Nplanta f de reprocesamiento
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reprocessing

n (of nuclear waste)Wiederaufbereitung f
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For example, the effects of reprocessing conditions on the mechanical properties of ABS have been evaluated by varying temperatures and dwell times [4].
As part of the World War II effort to develop the atomic bomb, reprocessing technology was developed to chemically separate and recover fissionable plutonium from irradiated nuclear fuel.
Unlike other countries that encourage reprocessing of spent nuclear fuel, the U.S.
Post-industrial plastic recycling and reprocessing. Offers grinding, reprocessing, metal separation, repackaging, sorting, and distribution.
Department of Energy has been promoting a Global Nuclear Energy Partnership, a strategy for dealing with the accumulation of radioactive waste from power plants by reprocessing some of the spent fuel.
TRC also began collecting and reprocessing highway trailer and tractor treads in addition to passenger car tires last year.
Alexander Rumiantsev, the head of Russia's nuclear policy, acknowledged on July 14 that his country is having a hard time making its mark on the nuclear fuel reprocessing market, owing to competition from France and the opposition of the Americans.
Officials at the plant highlight the great potential for the development of reprocessing, pointing out that nuclear power stations generate 7,000 tonnes of spent fuel each year, whilst global reprocessing capacity adds up to just 2,700 tonnes.
The North Koreans expelled the international inspectors, broke the locks on the fuel rods, loaded them onto a truck, and drove them to a nearby reprocessing facility, to be converted into bomb-grade plutonium.
Firmly solidifying its leadership position in the reprocessing industry, Alliance Medical Corporation, Phoenix, has announced Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance of two additional Alliance 510(k)s for electrophysiology (EP) catheters and cables.
Claims that the Thorp reprocessing plant at Sellafield in Cumbria is to close within the next seven years were welcomed by campaigners last night.
THE government is under pressure to speed up closure of the controversial Sellafield Thorp reprocessing plant in Cumbria, after reports that it will shut down in 2010.