three mile island

 Location (Pennsylvania) of a 1979 nuclear reactor accident that became a symbol of the dangers of nuclear energy.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Three Mile Island — Centrale nucléaire de Three Mile Island avec ses 4 tours de réfrigération. Les réacteurs nucléaires sont contenus dans les deux dômes en béton …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Three Mile Island — es una isla en el río Susquehanna cerca de Harrisburg, Pensilvania, del área el km² 3,29. El nombre de la isla es comúnmente asociado con un accidente de generación nuclear de la estación del mismo nombre que ocurrió el 28 de marzo de 1979 cuando …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Three Mile Island —   [θriː maɪl aɪlənd], Kernkraftwerk bei Harrisburg (Pa.), USA. Im Druckwasserreaktor des Kraftwerkblocks TMI 2 (960 MW Leistung) ereignete sich am 28. 3. 1979 der bis dahin schwerste bekannte Unfall in einem Kernkraftwerk. Dabei wurde nach… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Three Mile Island — f1 Kernkraftwerk Three Mile Island Kernkraftwerk von Three Mile Island, in dem es 1979 zur Kernschmelze kam …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Three Mile Island — an island in the Susquehanna River, near Middletown, Pennsylvania, SE of Harrisburg: scene of a near disastrous accident at a nuclear plant in 1979 that raised the issue of nuclear energy safety. * * * Nuclear power station near Harrisburg, Pa …   Universalium

  • Three Mile Island — АЭС «Три Майл Айленд». В центре  два энергоблока в бетонных контейнментах (TMI 2  дальний). На заднем плане  градирни Три Майл Айленд (англ. Three Mile Island  трёхмильный остров)  название места, в котором расположена атомная электростанция, на… …   Википедия

  • Three Mile Island — an island in the Susquehanna River, near Middletown, Pennsylvania, SE of Harrisburg: scene of a near disastrous accident at a nuclear plant in 1979 that raised the issue of nuclear energy safety. * * * Three Mile Island [Three Mile Island] a US… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Three Mile Island — Sp Trijų Mỹlių salà Ap Three Mile Island L Saskvehanos u., JAV (Pensilvanija) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • Three Mile Island — Three′ Mile Is′land n. geg an island in the Susquehanna River, SE of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: nuclear plant accident in 1979 …   From formal English to slang

  • Three Mile Island — Three Mile Is|land a nuclear power station in Pennsylvania in the US, where there was a serious accident in 1979. The people in charge managed to prevent a ↑meltdown (=when the nuclear material melts and burns through its containers) , but the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Three Mile Island — island in Pennsylvania (USA), site of a nuclear meltdown in 1979 …   English contemporary dictionary

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