|Definition:|| sequence of operations through which the nuclear material passes, such as: |
- mining, extraction, conversion, enrichment, fabrication of nuclear fuel,
- operation of nuclear reactors (including research reactors),
- reprocessing and recycling nuclear fuel and fertile material,
- radioactive waste management (including decontamination).
Note 1 to entry: This entry was numbered 393-17-53 in IEC 60050-393:2003.