breeder reactor definition

  • noun:
    • A nuclear reactor that creates plus uses fissionable material, specially one which produces more fissionable material than it consumes.
    • a nuclear reactor that produces more fissile material than it burns off
    • a nuclear reactor that produces in addition to uses fissionable material, specially the one that produces even more fissionable material than it uses.
    • a nuclear reactor that produces even more fissile product than it burns

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