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uranium 238



Chem.
the radioactive uranium isotope having a mass number 238, comprising 99.28 percent of natural uranium: used chiefly in nuclear reactors as a source of the fissionable isotope plutonium 239. Also called U-238, U 238.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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