/yel"oh kayk'/, n.
a processed oxide of uranium, U3O8, extracted and concentrated from uranium ore: used as the raw material for commercial nuclear materials, esp. fuel elements in nuclear reactors.
[1945-50; YELLOW + CAKE]

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