nuclear power


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

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Recent Examples on the Web Acknowledged milestones during her leadership include the triumph in the 1971 War with Pakistan, the formation of Bangladesh and the cementing of India's status as a potential nuclear power. Breana Scheckwitz, Fox News, 22 May 2024 Cohen was also paid $50,000 by a company in 2017 to help restart a nuclear power plant formerly run by the Tennessee Valley Authority. Aaron Katersky, ABC News, 20 May 2024 UMaine launched its first floating prototype a decade ago and became a surprise global leader after a study showed that the Gulf of Maine had the wind energy potential of 156 nuclear power plants, due to fast, consistent wind. David Sharp and Jennifer McDermott, The Christian Science Monitor, 15 May 2024 The deeply anti-E.U. far-right would then command huge authority over Europe’s second-largest economy, a key NATO member and nuclear power, and a permanent member of the U.N. Security Council. TIME, 15 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for nuclear power 

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“Nuclear power.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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