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Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
 
Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
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A reactor in which water, used as both coolant and moderator, is allowed to boil in the core. The resulting steam can be used directly to drive a turbine and electrical generator, thereby producing electricity.

Source: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission