sustaining

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self-sustaining nuclear reaction; a series of nuclear fissions in which neutrons released by splitting one atom leads to the splitting of others chain reaction
critical state; especially the point at which a nuclear reaction is self-sustaining criticality
property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth fertility , prolificacy , rankness , richness
act of sustaining life by food or providing a means of subsistence maintenance , sustainment , sustenance , sustentation , upkeep
process of sustaining life by nourishment sustenance
uranium isotope with mass number 235; capable of sustaining chain reactions uranium 235
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