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nuclear waste


      n      another name for       radioactive waste  
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radioactive waste  
      n   any waste material containing radionuclides,   (Also called)    nuclear waste         

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1    of, concerned with, or involving the nucleus of an atom  
nuclear fission     
2      (Biology)   of, relating to, or contained within the nucleus of a cell  
a nuclear membrane     
3    of, relating to, forming, or resembling any other kind of nucleus  
4    of, concerned with, or operated by energy from fission or fusion of atomic nuclei  
a nuclear weapon     
5    involving, concerned with, or possessing nuclear weapons  
nuclear war, a nuclear strike     

nuclear bomb  
      n   a bomb whose force is due to uncontrolled nuclear fusion or nuclear fission  
nuclear chemistry  
      n   the branch of chemistry concerned with nuclear reactions  
nuclear energy  
      n   energy released during a nuclear reaction as a result of fission or fusion,   (Also called)    atomic energy  
nuclear family  
      n     (Sociol, anthropol)   a primary social unit consisting of parents and their offspring  
   Compare       extended family  
nuclear fission  
      n   the splitting of an atomic nucleus into approximately equal parts, either spontaneously or as a result of the impact of a particle usually with an associated release of energy,   (Sometimes shortened to)    fission      Compare       nuclear fusion  
nuclear-free zone  
      n   an area barred, esp. by local authorities, to the storage or deployment of nuclear weapons  
nuclear fuel  
      n   a fuel that provides nuclear energy, used in nuclear power stations, nuclear submarines, etc.  
nuclear fusion  
      n   a reaction in which two nuclei combine to form a nucleus with the release of energy,   (Sometimes shortened to)    fusion      Compare       nuclear fission  
See also  
    thermonuclear reaction  
nuclear isomer  
      n      the more formal name for       isomer       2  
  nuclear isomerism      n  
nuclear magnetic resonance  
      n   a technique for determining the magnetic moments of nuclei by subjecting a substance to high-frequency radiation and a large magnetic field. The technique is used as a method of determining structure,   (Abbrev.)    NMR      See also       electron spin resonance  
nuclear magnetic resonance scanner  
      n   a machine for the medical technique in which changes in the constituent atoms of the body under the influence of a powerful electromagnet are used to generate computed images of the internal organs  
nuclear medicine  
      n   the branch of medicine concerned with the use of radionuclides in the diagnosis and treatment of disease  
nuclear physics  
      n   functioning as sing   the branch of physics concerned with the structure and behaviour of the nucleus and the particles of which it consists  
  nuclear physicist      n  
nuclear power  
      n   power, esp. electrical or motive, produced by a nuclear reactor,   (Also called)    atomic power  
nuclear reaction  
      n   a process in which the structure and energy content of an atomic nucleus is changed by interaction with another nucleus or particle  
nuclear reactor  
      n   a device in which a nuclear reaction is maintained and controlled for the production of nuclear energy,   (Sometimes shortened to)    reactor     (Former name)    atomic pile      See also       fission reactor       fusion reactor  
nuclear threshold  
      n   the point in war at which a combatant brings nuclear weapons into use  
nuclear waste  
      n      another name for       radioactive waste  
nuclear winter  
      n   a period of extremely low temperatures and little light that has been suggested would occur as a result of a nuclear war  

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Waste to Energy; Waste-to-energy (WtE) or energy-from-waste (EfW) is the process of generating energy in the form of electricity and/or heat from the primary treatment of waste
A person who rejects consumerism and seeks to contribute to the environmental protection by reducing waste, especially by retrieving and using discarded food and other goods.
blend of 'free' and 'vegan'. Ex: I met a group of freegans, and I was blown away when they showed me how much food is wasted every day.
let the time go by without doing something important, relax, waste time
E.g.: It was a quite evening: we sat around chatting and watching TV.
enormous amassment of various wastes that clogs sewer 's pipes
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