nuclear-power

nuclear power

noun
power derived from nuclear energy.
Also called atomic power.


Origin:
1925–30

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nuclear power
 
n
Also called: atomic power power, esp electrical or motive, produced by a nuclear reactor

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nuclear power definition


The electrical power generated by a nuclear reactor.

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