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

 

nuclear waste

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌnjuːkliə ˈweɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnuːkliər ˈweɪst//
 
[uncountable]
 
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waste material which is radioactive, especially used fuel from nuclear power stations
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nuclear waste