TITLE

nu·cle·ar

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
American Heritage Student Science Dictionary;2009, p240
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "nuclear" is presented. It refers to a nuclear power plant or using energy derived from the nuclei of atoms. INSET: nuclear/atomic.
ACCESSION #
20851712

 

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