Euratom

Euratom

[yoo-rat-uhm, yuh-, yoor-at-, yur-]
noun
an organization formed in 1957, comprising France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, and West Germany, for coordinated action in developing and marketing their nuclear resources.
Also, EURATOM.


Origin:
Eur(opean) Atom(ic Energy Community)

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Euratom (jʊəˈrætəm)
 
n
short for European Atomic Energy Community; an authority established by the European Economic Community (now the European Union) to develop peaceful uses of nuclear energy

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EURATOM
European Atomic Energy Community
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