Definition of nuclear energy in English:

nuclear energy

Line breaks: nu|clear en¦ergy

noun

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