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nu·cle·ar

nuclear

 
 
pronunciation:
nu kli r
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, or having to do with, or being the nucleus of an atom or a cell.
A proton is a nuclear particle.The nuclear membrane surrounds the nucleus of a cell.
definition 2: using the nuclei of atoms.
He is in the field of nuclear physics.There was a protest against building a nuclear power plant.
definition 3: of or having atomic or hydrogen bombs.
The United States is a nuclear power.
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