Translation of control rod in Spanish:

control rod

barra de control, n.

noun

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    barra de control feminine
    • This property is utilized in control rods of nuclear reactors, which regulate the number of free neutrons passing through the reactor.
    • The critical factor here is the setting of the rear control rod, which checks the toe-in.
    • The valve includes a valve body for closing or opening the control path; a control rod; and a rod passage receiving the control rod.
    • Replacing the water heater's magnesium corrosion control rod with one made of aluminum or another metal may improve the situation.
    • Because of its neutron-absorption capacity, gadolinium is used in the manufacture of control rods for nuclear power plants.