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Definition of Atomic energy commission

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former United States atomic research agency, AEC
Atomic energy commission Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
NRC Nuclear Energy Glossary
Federal agency created in 1946 to manage the development, use, and control of nuclear energy for military and civilian applications. Abolished by the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 and succeeded by the Energy Research and Development Administration (now part of the U.S. Department of Energy) and the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
A service to the public by The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC).
Energy Glossary
The independent civilian agency of the federal government with statutory responsibility to supervise and promote use of nuclear energy. Functions were taken over in 1974 by the Energy Research and Development Administration (now part of the U.S. Department of Energy) and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Atomic energy commission Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Many countries have or have had an Atomic Energy Commission. These include:
  • Australian Atomic Energy Commission (1952–1987)
  • Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (1973–present)
  • Commissariat à l'énergie atomique et aux énergies alternatives, France (1945–present)
  • Atomic Energy Commission of India (1948–present)
  • Japanese Atomic Energy Commission (原子力委員会) (1955–present)
  • Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (1956–present)
  • United Nations Atomic Energy Commission (1946–1948)
  • United States Atomic Energy Commission (1946–1974)

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Atomic energy commission Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Noun
1. a former executive agency (from 1946 to 1974) that was responsible for research into atomic energy and its peacetime uses in the United States
(synonym) AEC
(hypernym) executive agency
(part-holonym) executive branch, Executive Office of the President