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Definition of Atomic energy

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nuclear energy, energy obtained from nuclear fission
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NRC Nuclear Energy Glossary
Energy released in nuclear reactions. Of particular interest is the energy released when a neutron initiates the breaking up or fissioning of an atom's nucleus into smaller pieces (fission) or when two nuclei are joined together under millions of degrees of heat (fusion). It is more correctly called nuclear energy.
A service to the public by The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
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WordNet 2.0

1. the energy released by a nuclear reaction
(synonym) nuclear energy
(hypernym) energy
(hyponym) atomic power, nuclear power