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Definition of nuclear fuel noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

nuclear fuel

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌnjuːkliə ˈfjuːəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnuːkliər ˈfjuːəl//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a substance that can be used as a source of nuclear energy because it is capable of nuclear fission
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nuclear fuel