Definitions for nuclear energy

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nu′clear en′ergy(n.)

  1. energy released by reactions within atomic nuclei, as in nuclear fission or fusion; atomic energy.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atomic energy, nuclear energy(noun)

    the energy released by a nuclear reaction


  1. nuclear energy(Noun)

    the energy released by a nuclear reaction; either through nuclear fission or nuclear fusion

  2. nuclear energy(Noun)

    such energy used as a power source

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Nuclear Energy

    Energy released by nuclear fission or nuclear fusion.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. nuclear energy

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

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

nuclear energy

atomic energy.

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