Meaning of BREEDER in English

BREEDER

A reactor that produces more nuclear fuel than it consumes. A fertile material, such as uranium-238, when bombarded by neutrons, is transformed into a fissile material, such as plutonium-239, which can be used as fuel.

NRC Nuclear Energy English Glossary.      Английский глоссарий ядерной энергии NRC (Национальный научно исследовательский совет).