Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The concentrated oxide of uranium formed in the milling of uranium ore.

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  • n. A concentrated form of uranium ore containing a mixture of oxides

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  • n. an impure mixture of uranium oxides obtained during the processing of uranium ore

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Examples

  • According to Pavlenishvili, Dimitradze said he took possession of the yellowcake from the two Russians.

    A Smuggler’s Story

  • It is sometimes referred to as yellowcake and generally contains more than 80% uranium.

    Nuclear fuel cycle

  • He worked in the uranium mines in Grants ... even scraped out the yellowcake from the ovens.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • The removal of 550 metric tons of "yellowcake" -- the seed material for higher-grade nuclear enrichment -- was a significant step toward closing the books on Saddam's nuclear legacy.

    Man of Refinement

  • Rumors are in the air (apparently from British intelligence) that he has been trying to acquire uranium "yellowcake" -- raw fissile material suitable for bomb-making -- from Niger.

    Living Politics: The Plame Game

  • The removal of 550 metric tons of "yellowcake" - the seed material for higher-grade nuclear enrichment - was a significant step toward ...

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Processed ore, or uranium concentrate - known as "yellowcake" - is subsequently converted into a uranium gas, which is then spun and re-spun to varying degrees of enrichment.

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  • Purified ore, or uranium oxide-known as "yellowcake" - is processed into a uranium gas, which is then spun and re-spun to varying degrees of enrichment.

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  • Purified ore, or uranium oxide - known as "yellowcake" - is processed into a uranium gas, which is then spun and re-spun to varying degrees of enrichment.

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  • Ian Kelly, a spokesman for the U.S. S.ate Department, said the transfer of any purified uranium ore -- known as "yellowcake" -- to Iran would constitute a "clear violation of UN S.curity Council sanctions."

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  • Homer's favorite baseball team is the isotopes! Right?

    April 3, 2012

  • The visuals are funny--of course Homer Simpson would be a cake topper for yellowcake.

    April 2, 2012