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- n. The combining of the nuclei of small atoms to form the nuclei of larger ones, with a resulting release of large quantities of energy; the process that makes the sun shine, and hydrogen bomb explode.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A type of nuclear reaction in which atomic nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
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