control rod definition

  • noun:
    • Any of some metallic pipes, containing boron or other neutron absorber, this is certainly placed to the core of a nuclear reactor to be able to get a handle on its rate of response
    • a steel or aluminum pole which can be relocated up or down to get a grip on the price for the nuclear effect

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