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atomic energy

noun
Origin of atomic energy
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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  • After a long minute, Stanton said: "What about atomic energy?"

    Anything You Can Do ... Gordon Randall Garrett
  • atomic energy as a potential force for destruction has not been controlled.

    Atoms, Nature, and Man Neal O. Hines
  • Then what would happen if we released the atomic energy in tons of matter?

    The Affable Stranger Peter McArthur
  • Above all: think of the last great development, atomic energy.

    The Brain Alexander Blade
  • After a long minute, Scanton said: "What about atomic energy?"

    Anything You Can Do Gordon Randall Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for atomic energy

atomic energy

noun
1.
another name for nuclear energy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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atomic energy in Science
atomic energy  
See nuclear energy.
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