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  • n. An automatic safety feature of nuclear reactors where the control rods are automatically dropped into the reactor core when any of several emergency conditions are reached.
  • n. The process of dropping the control rods into the reactor core.
  • n. The procedure technicians follow in the hours following the instantaneous event of the rods dropping.

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