HyperDic: bwr

English > 1 sense of the word BWR:
NOUNartifactBWR, boiling water reactora nuclear reactor that uses water as a coolant and moderator
English > BWR: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA 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.
Synonymboiling water reactor
Broaderwater-cooled reactornuclear reactor using water as a coolant
Catalanreactor d'aigua bullent

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