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  • n. any fluoride containing six fluorine atoms in each molecule

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  • Sulfur hexafluoride is heavier than the air around us, actually 6 times denser than the surrounding air.

    A Sea of Nothingness?

  • This process requires uranium to be in gaseous form and the way this is achieved is to convert it to uranium hexafluoride, which is a gas at relatively low temperatures.

    Nuclear fuel cycle

  • The product of this stage of the nuclear fuel cycle is enriched uranium hexafluoride, which is reconverted to produce enriched uranium oxide.

    Nuclear fuel cycle

  • China also suspended the sale of a plant for the conversion of uranium hexafluoride, which is required for making fuel rod.

    SykOp

  • China suspended the sale of a plant for the conversion of uranium hexafluoride, which is required for making fuel rods [vi].

    The Iran Threat

  • And you've got here even the French who have said that if Iran resumes producing uranium hexafluoride, which is the feed material to make enriched uranium, they will take Iran, along with us, to the U.N. Security Council for sanctions.

    CNN Transcript Aug 3, 2005

  • Western diplomats in Vienna Friday say that Iran is rushing to convert some yellow cake into uranium hexafluoride, which is used both in the making of nuclear power and nuclear bombs.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2004

  • He also told Marco to have Urs question where Khan had gotten the two tons of uranium hexafluoride gas that he had supplied to Libya several months earlier.

    Fallout

  • There American nuclear experts had determined that the containers had actually been used to transport uranium hexafluoride.

    Fallout

  • There were extensive blueprints for centrifuge components, designs for the huge halls to hold the cascades of centrifuges to enrich uranium, plans for the feeder system for uranium hexafluoride to fuel the machines and withdraw the enriched uranium.

    Fallout

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