Definition of nuclear energy in English:

nuclear energy

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[mass noun]
  • The energy released during nuclear fission or fusion, especially when used to generate electricity.
    More 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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