yellowcake

noun
Yellowcake is used before these nouns: ↑uranium

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  • Yellowcake — Eine Trommel mit Yellowcake Yellowcake (englisch ‚Gelbkuchen‘ oder ‚gelber Kuchen‘) ist ein gelbes, pulverförmiges Ge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Yellowcake — en poudre Le yellowcake (de l anglais « gâteau jaune ») est un concentré d uranium. C est une poudre grossière qui n est pas soluble dans l eau et qui contient environ 80 % d uraninite, fondant à environ 2878 °C. Le yellowcake …   Wikipédia en Français

  • yellowcake — [yel′ōkāk΄] n. a uranium concentrate, primarily (NH4) 2U2O7 or Na2U2O7, obtained by the extraction of uranium from ores: also yellow cake …   English World dictionary

  • Yellowcake — For the falsified documents, see Yellowcake forgery. Chembox new Name = Yellowcake ImageFile = Yellowcake.jpg ImageSize = 250px OtherNames = urania Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = Section2 = Chembox Properties Formula = variable, see text… …   Wikipedia

  • Yellowcake —   A natural uranium concentrate that takes its name from its color and texture. Yellowcake typically contains 70 to 90 percent U3O8 (uranium oxide) by weight. It is used as feedstock for uranium fuel enrichment and fuel pellet fabrication …   Energy terms

  • yellowcake — /yel oh kayk /, n. a processed oxide of uranium, U3O8, extracted and concentrated from uranium ore: used as the raw material for commercial nuclear materials, esp. fuel elements in nuclear reactors. Also, yellow cake. [1945 50; YELLOW + CAKE] * * …   Universalium

  • yellowcake — noun A concentrated form of uranium ore containing a mixture of oxides Syn: urania …   Wiktionary

  • yellowcake — uranium ore (U3O8) …   Eponyms, nicknames, and geographical games

  • yellowcake — noun impure uranium oxide obtained during processing of uranium ore. Origin 1950s; so named because it is obtained as a yellow precipitate …   English new terms dictionary

  • yellowcake — /ˈjɛloʊkeɪk / (say yelohkayk) noun uranium oxide in an unprocessed form, which has low radioactivity …   Australian English dictionary

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