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Spanish translation: rápido | pronto | inmediato

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English term or phrase:prompt
Spanish translation:rápido | pronto | inmediato
Entered by: David Russi
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15:06 Sep 4, 2011
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Science - Nuclear Eng/Sci / Manhattan Project
English term or phrase: prompt critical
CONTEXT:

"Later that afternoon, an accident occurred with the demon core and its upper beryllium half fell, causing a "prompt critical" reaction and a burst of hard radiation. At the time, other scientists present observed the "blue glow" of air ionization and felt a thermal wave. Moreover, Slotin felt a sour taste in his mouth and a stinging burning sensation in one of his hands. Slotin instinctively jerked it upward, lifting the upper beryllium half and letting it fall, stopping the reaction."

Wikipedia says "corazón del diablo", but it doesn't seem right. TIA.
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Local time: 09:41
rápida
Explanation:
Prompt modifica "critical reaction"

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Definition for critical reaction:
A chain reaction is a sequence of reactions where a reactive product or by-product causes additional reactions to take place. In a chain reaction, positive feedback leads to a self-amplifying chain of events.. More »
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critical_reaction Source
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Explanation:
Prompt modifica "critical reaction"

1.
Definition for critical reaction:
A chain reaction is a sequence of reactions where a reactive product or by-product causes additional reactions to take place. In a chain reaction, positive feedback leads to a self-amplifying chain of events.. More »
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Critical_reaction Source

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