nuclear energy

noun

Definition of nuclear energy

physics

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

Word by Word Definitions

nuclearplay
  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting a nucleus

    :  of or relating to the atomic nucleus

    :  used in or produced by a nuclear (see nuclear 2) reaction (such as fission)

energyplay
  1. :  dynamic quality

    :  the capacity of acting or being active

    :  a usually positive spiritual force


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