water-cooled reactor


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Noun1.water-cooled reactor - nuclear reactor using water as a coolantwater-cooled reactor - nuclear reactor using water as a coolant
boiling water reactor, BWR - a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the water boils in the reactor core and the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
nuclear reactor, reactor - (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
pressurized water reactor, PWR - a nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator; the steam produced can drive a steam turbine
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"In accordance with the signed intergovernmental agreement, the construction of the first nuclear power plant of two "three plus" generation units with a WWER-1200 water-cooled reactor and a total capacity of 2.4 GW under Russian technologies is planned in Uzbekistan.
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Some of the latest technologies being developed by GIF includes the gas-cooled fast breeder reactor, molten salt reactor, liquid sodium metal-cooled reactor, lead alloy-cooled reactor, supercritical water-cooled reactor and very high temperature reactor systems.
From the beginning, the scientific community had largely dismissed the idea of using a water-cooled reactor for breeding because water slowed down the neutrons, making breeding less likely.
-Supercritical-water-cooled reactor system (SCWR): The SCWR is a high-temperature, high-pressure, water-cooled reactor that operates above the thermodynamic critical point of water
- Supercritical-water-cooled reactor system (SCWR):The SCWR is a high-temperature, high-pressure, water-cooled reactor that operates above the thermodynamic critical point of water
- Supercritical-water-cooled reactor system (SCWR)The SCWR is a high-temperature, high-pressure, water-cooled reactor that operates above the thermodynamic critical point of water.
Chernobyl was a graphite-moderated, water-cooled reactor optimised to produce plutonium.
The six energy systems to be developed involve, specifically, developing a gas-cooled fast reactor, a lead alloy liquid metal-cooled reactor, a molten salt reactor, a sodium liquid metal-cooled reactor, a supercritical water-cooled reactor, and a very high temperature gas reactor, Abraham said.