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Noun: reactor  ree'ak-tu(r)
  1. An electrical device used to introduce reactance into a circuit
  2. (physics) any of several kinds of apparatus that maintain and control a nuclear reaction for the production of energy or artificial elements
    - nuclear reactor
  3. A container to hold chemicals undergoing a chemical reaction

Derived forms: reactors

Type of: apparatus, electrical device, setup

Encyclopedia: Reactor, nuclear