atomic energy

noun

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

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“Atomic energy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atomic%20energy. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

Medical Definition

atomic energy

noun
: 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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