atomic energy

noun

Definition of atomic energy

physics

  1. :  energy that is created by splitting apart the nuclei of atoms :  nuclear energy

Word by Word Definitions

atomicplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or concerned with atoms

    :  nuclear

    :  marked by acceptance of the theory of atomism

energyplay
  1. :  dynamic quality

    :  the capacity of acting or being active

    :  a usually positive spiritual force


Medical Dictionary

atomic energy

noun

Medical Definition of atomic energy

  1. :  energy that can be liberated by changes in the nucleus of an atom (as by fission of a heavy nucleus or fusion of light nuclei into heavier ones with accompanying loss of mass)


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