MOX



[moks] /mɒks/

noun
1.
a type of fuel used in nuclear reactors, made from reprocessed plutonium mixed with natural or depleted uranium.
/mɒks/
noun
1.
a blend of plutonium and uranium oxides, used as a nuclear fuel in breeder reactors

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