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atomic power

Origin of atomic power
First recorded in 1940-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • 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
  • He wrote: Feudal anachronisms and atomic power, side by side.

    Teething Ring James Causey
  • They had landed as close to the atomic power installation as they dared.

    Keep Your Shape Robert Sheckley
  • But atomic power, like any other force of nature, is not evil in itself.

  • In the first place, it'd be against me, not against the atomic power Authority.

    Day of the Moron Henry Beam Piper
  • Dusk crept across the face of the planet as Pid maneuvered near the atomic power installation.

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

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
  • Well, it works on the same principle as the atomic power plant, only it doesn't work except in a vacuum, hardly.

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

    The Hell Ship Raymond Alfred Palmer
British Dictionary definitions for atomic power

atomic power

another name for nuclear power
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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