mox fuel


a type of fuel used in nuclear reactors, made from reprocessed plutonium mixed with natural or depleted uranium.
Also called MOX fuel.

m(ixed)-ox(ide) fuel Unabridged
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MOX (mɒks)
a blend of plutonium and uranium oxides, used as a nuclear fuel in breeder reactors
[C20: from m(ixed) ox(ides)]

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