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The upfront cost of nuclear power is always high. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Our job is to help countries that use nuclear power to do so safely, securely and sustainably. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nuclear power provides nearly 80 per cent of the country's electricity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The government said yesterday that it would introduce'significant new safeguards' on future foreign investment in nuclear power and critical infrastructure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A spokesman said:'Labour supports nuclear power as part of our energy mix. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Moscow thought it was a nuclear strike. IN FORKBEARD'S WAKE: Coasting Round Scandinavia (2003)The arguments over nuclear power will rage on into the darkening night. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Issues like nuclear power to help secure future energy needs in an uncertain world. The Sun (2008)That should be more than enough time for science to come up with safe nuclear energy. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This would offer a source that is more abundant and yet cleaner and safer than any other nuclear energy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The same year he also presided over the newly formed consultative committee for the production of electricity from nuclear energy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The subject turned to nuclear power. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That means nuclear power, but which government minister is actively promoting new reactors? Times, Sunday Times (2006)There, she became involved with organizations opposed to nuclear energy and in favour of sustainable farming. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)I wondered if that means that a nuclear strike is out of the question. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We must accept the relevance of the subsidies that wind power receives, and the low carbon nature of nuclear energy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)AS long as we demand huge amounts of energy, nuclear generation is our only option. The Sun (2009)That could well be - though not for a long time - solar energy or cheaper nuclear power. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The group is also lobbying hard at home against a possible reduction in France's dependence on nuclear energy. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Nuclear energy now provides about a sixth of the UK's energy. The Sun (2009)
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British English: nuclear /ˈnjuːklɪə/ ADJECTIVE
Nuclear means relating to the centres of atoms, or to the energy produced when these centres are split or combined.
...a nuclear power station.
- American English: nuclear
- Arabic: نَوَوِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: nuclear
- Chinese: 核子的
- Croatian: nuklearni
- Czech: jaderný
- Danish: atom-
- Dutch: nucleair
- European Spanish: nuclear
- Finnish: ydin-
- French: nucléaire
- German: nuklear
- Greek: πυρηνικός
- Italian: nucleare
- Japanese: 原子力の
- Korean: 핵의
- Norwegian: kjerne-
- Polish: nuklearny
- European Portuguese: nuclear
- Romanian: nuclear
- Russian: ядерный
- Spanish: nuclear
- Swedish: kärn-
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับนิวเคลียร์
- Turkish: nükleer
- Ukrainian: ядерний
- Vietnamese: thuộc hạt nhân
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