Meaning of BOILING WATER REACTOR in English
- BOILING WATER REACTOR
A reactor in which water, used as both coolant and moderator, is allowed to boil in the core. The resulting steam can be used directly to drive a turbine and electrical generator, thereby producing electricity.
NRC Nuclear Energy English Glossary. Английский глоссарий ядерной энергии NRC (Национальный научно исследовательский совет). 2012