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noun
power derived from nuclear energy.
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Also called atomic power .

Origin of nuclear power

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for nuclear power

nuclear power

noun
power, esp electrical or motive, produced by a nuclear reactorAlso called: atomic power
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Cultural definitions for nuclear power

nuclear power

The electrical power generated by a nuclear reactor.

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