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nuclear energy

n.
1. The energy released by a nuclear reaction, especially by fission or fusion.
2. Nuclear energy regarded as a source of power. Also called atomic energy.

nuclear energy

n
(Nuclear Physics) energy released during a nuclear reaction as a result of fission or fusion. Also called: atomic energy

nu′clear en′ergy


n.
energy released by reactions within atomic nuclei, as in nuclear fission or fusion; atomic energy.
[1925–30]

nuclear energy

1. The energy released during a nuclear reaction.
2. Electricity generated by a nuclear reactor.

nuclear energy

All forms of energy released in the course of a nuclear fission or nuclear transformation.

nuclear energy

Energy released by the conversion of matter to energy during a chain reaction caused by nuclear fission or fusion in a bomb or reactor.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nuclear energy - the energy released by a nuclear reactionnuclear energy - the energy released by a nuclear reaction
atomic power, nuclear power - nuclear energy regarded as a source of electricity for the power grid (for civilian use)
energy, free energy - (physics) a thermodynamic quantity equivalent to the capacity of a physical system to do work; the units of energy are joules or ergs; "energy can take a wide variety of forms"
Translations
طاقَةٌ نَوَويَّه
jaderná energie
atomenergi
aatomienergia
kjarnorka
jadrová energia
atom enerjisi

nucleus

(ˈnjuːkliəs) plural ˈnuclei (-kliai) noun
1. the central part of an atom.
2. the part of a plant or animal cell that controls its development.
nuclear (ˈnjuːkliə) adjective
1. using atomic energy. a nuclear power station; nuclear weapons.
2. of a nucleus.
ˈnuclear device noun
a device or a weapon that contains a nuclear bomb.
nuclear disarmament
the act of ceasing to store atomic weapons.
nuclear energy
atomic energy.
nuclear reactor
an apparatus for producing nuclear energy.
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