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nuclear energy Syllabification: nu·cle·ar en·er·gy

Definition of nuclear energy in English:


The energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity.
Example sentences
  • All the steps in the complex process of creating nuclear energy entail environmental hazards.
  • No need for oil, coal, natural gas or nuclear energy.
  • Fear of the atomic bomb leads to turning away from peaceful applications of nuclear energy.
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