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FUSION-FISSION HYBRID REACTOR

Proposed reactor system in which neutrons from fusion produce fissile material from a U or Th blanket and electricity. See blanket, breeder reactor,

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FUSTIAN

A term including a number of hard-wearing fabrics usually of cotton but differing widely in structure and appearance, but all heavily wefted; they are used for clothing and furnishings. See corduroy, moleskin, velvet

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FUZZY LOGIC

An approach to reasoning in which truth values carry probabilities or labels such as

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FUZZY LOGIC CONTROL

A system which attempts to provide human-like control over variables such as exposure and white balance by responding smoothly to changes rather than with discrete steps.

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