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nucleate

nu·cle·ate

nucleate

 
pronunciation:
nu kli iht [or] nu kli eIt
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: adjective
definition: possessing a nucleus or nuclei.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nucleated, nucleates, nucleating
definition 1: to form into a nucleus.
definition 2: to serve as a nucleus for.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to form a nucleus.
derivations: nucleation (n.), nucleator (n.)