Nuclear Fuel

Science / Geology / Nuclear Fuel: Fissionable materials that are rich enough to sustain a fission chain reaction.

Other Words for Fuel

Fuel Noun Synonyms: nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, food, nutrition
Fuel Verb Synonyms: tinder, combustible, kindling, fossil or nuclear fuel
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Other Words for Nuclear

Nuclear Noun Synonyms: atomic
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Nuclear Electric Power (Nuclear Power)

Science / Geology / Nuclear Electric Power (Nuclear Power): The generation of electricity using the heat released from a nuclear fuel. MORE

Nuclear Fuel

Science / Geology / Nuclear Fuel: Fissionable materials that are rich enough to sustain a fission chain reaction. MORE

Nuclear Fission

Science / Chemistry / Nuclear Fission: Splitting of a nucleus into two smaller nuclei and neutrons. The smaller nuclei have higher binding energy than the original nucleus, and fission results in the release of energy. MORE

Nuclear Fusion

Science / Chemistry / Nuclear Fusion: Combination of two smaller nuclei to form a larger nucleus. The larger nucleus has higher binding energy per nucleon than the original nuclei, and fusion results in the release of energy. MORE

Nuclear Binding Energy

Science / Chemistry / Nuclear Binding Energy: Energy needed to break an atomic nucleus into separate protons and neutrons. MORE

Nuclear Pores

Science / Biology / Nuclear Pores: Openings in the membrane of a cells nuclear envelope that allow the exchange of materials between the nucleus and the cytoplasm. MORE

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