nuclear engineering

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Noun1.nuclear engineering - the branch of engineering concerned with the design and construction and operation of nuclear reactors
applied science, engineering science, technology, engineering - the discipline dealing with the art or science of applying scientific knowledge to practical problems; "he had trouble deciding which branch of engineering to study"
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The monitoring group did not say why an Iranian nuclear engineer was in Syria.
Fusion has always been the dream of nuclear engineers.
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Juan Carlos Cordova, 23, faces 15 years to life in prison for the killing of nuclear engineer Wellington Chen when he is sentenced Oct.
According to nuclear engineer Weston Stacey, of Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, the channel houses long cylindrical fuel rods.
According to Bice, Chen was a nuclear engineer who kept to himself, was very neat, organized and made friends with few people.
He had considered becoming a nuclear engineer, but now talks of commanding a tank or piloting a Harrier aircraft.

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