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atomic power

noun
Origin of atomic power
1940-1945
First recorded in 1940-45
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  • He wrote: Feudal anachronisms and atomic power, side by side.

    Teething Ring James Causey
  • As we now realize, atomic power cannot be utilized on a minute scale.

    This Crowded Earth Robert Bloch
  • Ilg located an atomic power source, and fed the data to Pid.

    Keep Your Shape Robert Sheckley
  • They had landed as close to the atomic power installation as they dared.

    Keep Your Shape Robert Sheckley
  • In the first place, it'd be against me, not against the atomic power Authority.

    Day of the Moron Henry Beam Piper
  • But atomic power, like any other force of nature, is not evil in itself.

  • Most of them were Earth's ancient history, from earliest beginnings to the dawn of atomic power.

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
  • The engine room looked like some of the atomic power stations he'd seen.

    The Hell Ship Raymond Alfred Palmer
  • Only too obviously, the intricate secret of atomic power had not let itself be solved.

  • Skinny started up the atomic power plant, and we could see Stinky laughing fit to kill.

British Dictionary definitions for atomic power

atomic power

noun
1.
another name for nuclear power
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