What does Nuclear mean?

Definitions for Nuclear
ˈnu kli ər, ˈnyu-; by metathesis -kyə lər; -kli ər; -klə yər; -kyə lərNu·cle·ar

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Nuclear.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nuclear, atomic(adj)

    (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy

    "nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"

  2. nuclear(adj)

    of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom

    "nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"

  3. nuclear(adj)

    of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell

    "nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"

  4. nuclear(adj)

    constituting or like a nucleus

    "annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"

GCIDE

  1. Nuclear(a.)

    of, pertaining to, or using nuclear weapons; a nuclear exchange, i.e. a reciprocal bombardment by nuclear weapons..

  2. Nuclear(a.)

    Of, pertaining to, or powered by atomic energy; same as nuclear-powered; as, a nuclear submarine; a nuclear power plant.

  3. Nuclear(a.)

    Of or pertaining to nations possessing nuclear weapons; as, the nuclear club.

Wiktionary

  1. nuclear(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the nucleus of a cell.

  2. nuclear(Adjective)

    Pertaining to a centre around which something is developed or organised; central, pivotal.

  3. nuclear(Adjective)

    Pertaining to the atomic nucleus.

  4. nuclear(Adjective)

    Involving atomic energy.

    a nuclear reactor

  5. nuclear(Adjective)

    Of a weapon: deriving its force from rapid release of atomic energy.

    a nuclear explosion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuclear(adj)

    of or pertaining to a nucleus; as, the nuclear spindle (see Illust. of Karyokinesis) or the nuclear fibrils of a cell; the nuclear part of a comet, etc

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nuclear' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1223

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nuclear' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2976

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Nuclear' in Adjectives Frequency: #151

How to pronounce Nuclear?

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How to say Nuclear in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nuclear in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Nuclear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Nuclear in a Sentence

  1. Richard Schott:

    I’ve actually seen rocks fly over the tree line, and I can feel it in my body, it’s like a nuclear reaction or something.

  2. The State Department official:

    But the hope is that they'll understand the importance of having a conversation and talking about these things as we agreed in the original Singapore agreement, there's nothing to be gained by not talking. It's only to their benefit. North Korea nuclear reiterated on Tuesday it was no longer bound by commitments to halt nuclear and missile testing, blaming the United States' failure to meet a year-end deadline for nuclear talks and.

  3. Ban Ki-moon:

    I defy anyone to look into the eyes of these courageous and resilient individuals and say you know better what nuclear weapons bring.

  4. Donald Trump:

    It is clear to me that we cannot prevent an Iranian nuclear bomb under the decaying and rotten structure of the current agreement, the Iran deal is defective at its core.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    As my administration has shown with Iran and with Cuba, we are also prepared to engage nations with which we have had troubled histories, but Pyongyang needs to understand it will not achieve the economic development it seeks so long as it clings to nuclear weapons.

Images & Illustrations of Nuclear

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