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FUEL PIN [1 record]

Record 1 2016-11-30

English

Subject field(s)
  • Nuclear Fission Reactors
  • Nuclear Power Stations
DEF

A compact fuel rod of very small diameter.

CONT

The core [of a reactor] can contain hundreds of thousands of individual fuel pins. ... The smallest unit of the reactor is the fuel pin.

OBS

fuel pin: term extracted from the “Glossaire de l’énergie nucléaire” and reproduced with permission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Réacteurs nucléaires de fission
  • Centrales nucléaires
DEF

Crayon [combustible] utilisé dans le cœur d’un réacteur à neutrons rapides.

OBS

aiguille : terme et définition publiés au Journal officiel de la République française le 21 décembre 2013.

OBS

aiguille de combustible : terme extrait du «Glossaire de l’énergie nucléaire» et reproduit avec l’autorisation de l’Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques.

Spanish

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