nuclear power


Definition of nuclear power


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

Word by Word Definitions

  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 (as fission)

  1. :  ability to act or produce an effect

    :  ability to get extra-base hits

    :  capacity for being acted upon or undergoing an effect

  1. :  to supply with power and especially motive power

    :  to give impetus to

    :  to move about by means of motive power

  1. :  operated mechanically or electrically rather than manually

    :  of, relating to, or utilizing strength

    :  powerful

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