nuclear power definition

  • noun:
    • Power, especially electrical energy, the source which is atomic fission or fusion.
    • A nation or group having atomic tools.
    • energy, specifically electric power, obtained using atomic fission or atomic fusion
    • A nation that possesses nuclear weapons
    • energy based on nuclear responses; -- used at present particularly of electrical energy created in atomic reactors, but encompassing in addition fusion power.
    • A country having nuclear weapons.
    • atomic power thought to be an electrical source the power grid (for civil usage)

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