In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(fission/fusion) nuclearthe nuclear debate — el debate sobre la cuestión nuclear
- nuclear power/energy — energía nuclear
- nuclear reprocessing plant — planta de reprocesado de desechos / residuos nucleares / radioactivos
- An attack on a nuclear power plant or other nuclear installation could result in a massive release of radioactive material.
- The novel isotopes produced by the nuclear industry often mimic natural substances in the body.
- Chirac, if asked, would probably think you were talking about the nuclear reprocessing plant at La Hague in Normandy.
- There's maybe someone in Cumbria running a small nuclear power plant in their garden shed.
- Not a single new nuclear reactor has been licensed since 1980.
- The nuclear reprocessing plant at Thorp, Sellafield, is set to close by 2010.
- Was Heisenberg on the brink of handing over nuclear energy secrets to the Third Reich?
- The Malaysians claim they didn't know the parts were for a nuclear centrifuge.
- During the initial nuclear radiation mostly Gamma rays are emitted from the fireball.
- To generate electricity, we use hydroelectric power, coal and nuclear energy.
- Britain will fail to meet new European targets for disposing of radioactive waste, the nuclear industry has admitted.
- The result might be a chain reaction: a self-sustaining release of nuclear energy.
- The ozone layer might be damaged by the release of nitrogen oxides from nuclear explosions.
- There has been a virtual freeze on new nuclear reactors being built in Western Europe and North America.
- At first, the program focused mainly on the use of nuclear energy for power generation.
- If a number of countries build new nuclear reactors, how long would it last?
- The highest priority targets remain within the aviation, petroleum and nuclear sectors.
- Their strategy was for the first round to rely heavily on nuclear electricity and energy efficiency.
- There are radiation leaks from nuclear power plants or nuclear reprocessing facilities.
- Meanwhile the US public was becoming alarmed about nuclear fallout and its consequences.
2(nuclear-powered)nuclearnuclear submarine — submarino nuclear masculine
- nuclear power station — central nuclear
- the nuclear age — la era nuclear
3Military(warhead/missile) nuclearnuclear arms — armas nucleares feminine
- Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty — Tratado de no proliferación de armas nucleares
- nuclear shelter — refugio atómico
- In strategic terms, the most valuable kind of nuclear warhead is that launched from a submarine, as they are the hardest to locate and destroy before they're launched at you.
- For all I know those scientists could have been working on nuclear warheads.
- The controversial implication is that nuclear proliferation also secures peace under parity.
- Imagine what the world would look like today if the Third Reich had been the first to possess a nuclear bomb.
- Thus far, U.S. policy has been based on the premise that nuclear proliferation is necessarily inimical to U.S. interests.
- The Defense Department wanted a network that could withstand a nuclear attack on the U.S.
- Assuming nuclear use begets nuclear use, what would follow could be the next dark ages.
- What are the consequences of the free proliferation of weapons, in particular of nuclear arms?
- It really did seem as though the world could end in a blaze of nuclear fury at any moment.
- Trainees were drilled on how to deal with the specific threats of chemical, biological and nuclear attacks.
- The general public, and even men in authority, have not realised what would be involved in a war with nuclear bombs.
- At the time, it seemed a large nuclear strike would disrupt communications networks to the point that command and control services would collapse.
- Such isotopes, he pointed out, could have come only from a nearby nuclear reactor or a nuclear bomb.
- So the small nuclear arsenals of France and China did deter the USSR.
- Both countries also have a considerable nuclear capability in their Central Asian bases.
- Our fears about a nuclear strike traditionally include the horrific death toll, the living envying the dead, etc.
- We'll look at whether this country is doing enough and spending enough to prepare for a nuclear attack.
- None of them ever believed that they were at risk of getting into the middle of a nuclear conflagration.
- Personally, the thought of nuclear strikes in the Middle East, and our oil supply drying up causes me more concern.
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