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nuclear

nu·cle·ar

nuclear

 
 
pronunciation:
nu kli r
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: in physics and biology, of, relating to, or being an atomic nucleus.
A proton is a nuclear particle.The nuclear membrane surrounds the nucleus of a cell.
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or using atomic nuclei.
nuclear physicsnuclear weaponsnuclear power
definition 3: of or having atomic or hydrogen bombs.
the nuclear nationsnuclear deterrencenuclear war
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