nuclear fuel contained in a long thin-walled tube, an array of such tubes forming the core of a nuclear reactor.
a long tube, often made of a zirconium alloy and containing uranium-oxide pellets, that is stacked in bundles of about 200 to provide the fuel in certain types of nuclear reactor
[fwen-teys; Spanish fwen-tes] /ˈfwɛn teɪs; Spanish ˈfwɛn tɛs/ noun 1. Carlos, 1928–2012, Mexican writer and diplomat. /ˈfwɛnteɪs/ noun 1. Carlos. 1928–2012, Mexican novelist and writer. His novels include A Change of Skin (1967), Terra Nostra (1975), and Cristóbal Nonato (1987)
[fyoo r-teez, -tees, fyoo-er-] /ˈfyʊər tiz, -tis, ˈfyu ər-/ noun 1. Louis Agassiz [ag-uh-see] /ˈæg ə si/ (Show IPA), 1874–1927, U.S. painter and naturalist.
[fwer-tee-ven-too r-uh, foo-er-; Spanish fwer-te-ven-toorah] /ˌfwɛr ti vɛnˈtʊər ə, fuˌɛr-; Spanish ˌfwɛr tɛ vɛn turɑ/ noun 1. a Spanish island off the NW coast of Africa, one of the Canary Islands. 641 sq. mi. (1660 sq. km).
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