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ATOMIC ENERGY

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French Equivalent: Energie atomique

Definition:
Atomic Energy:

1. internal energy of an atom absorbed by the atom when it was formed;

2. energy derived from the nuclear transformation (fission or fusion) of atoms.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Energy statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 07, 2001