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MOX

[moks] /mɒks/
noun
1.
a type of fuel used in nuclear reactors, made from reprocessed plutonium mixed with natural or depleted uranium.
Also called MOX fuel.
Origin
m(ixed)-ox(ide) fuel
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MOX

/mɒks/
noun
1.
a blend of plutonium and uranium oxides, used as a nuclear fuel in breeder reactors
Word Origin
C20: from m(ixed) ox(ides)
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