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nuclear submarine

[′nü·klē·ər ‚səb·mə′rēn]
(naval architecture)
A submarine in which nuclear energy in a reactor generates steam which drives the engine to propel the ship.
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Navy concludes that it will be less expensive to develop the next class of nuclear submarines if the workforce is kept occupied and intact, even if it means starting the next cycle as many as five years early.
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FORMER Prime Minister Harold Wilson considered bringing a nuclear submarine to Belfast in an attempt to restore electricity supplies cut off by a Loyalist strike.
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