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industrial process > containment (nuclear industry)
PREFERRED TERM
containment (nuclear industry)  
DEFINITION
  • The reinforced steel or concrete vessel that encloses a nuclear reactor. It is designed to withstand minor explosions in the core, to keep radionuclides from escaping into the environment, and to be safe against terrorist attack.
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konfinamendu-egitura

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kontejnment (nuklearna industrija)

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inneslutning
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http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/1748
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