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atomic power Line breaks: atom¦ic power

Definition of atomic power in English:

noun

Another term for nuclear power.
Example sentences
  • Like terrestrial atomic power, space nuclear power has a problematic past.
  • You don't explain away a near catastrophe at an atomic power plant by saying that it was caused by negligence.
  • Our protests worked and the plans for the atomic power station were dropped.

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