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. Federica Mogherini:

    Our meeting with Mrs Mogherini was good and constructive ... We are on the right path to move forward ... Whatever decided should preserve and guarantee Iran' rights ... Our talks (with the E3) will continue in the next two weeks, we agreed over the importance of full implementation of the nuclear deal ... and preserving the interests of Iran and all those remaining parties.

  2. Dennis Ross:

    The president will have to work harder than ever to explain what the deal actually does, how it blocks the nuclear pathways and what happens if Iran cheats.

  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We believe that after Iran's nuclear problem was solved and United Nations sanctions lifted, there have been no obstacles left (for Iran's membership in the SCO).

  4. President Barack Obama:

    Today's vote in the House of Representatives is the latest indication that the more members have studied the historic deal that will prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, the more they have come out in support of it.

  5. Kim Dong-yub:

    North Korea is trying to selectively modernize conventional forces in a low-cost, high-efficiency way to focus on the economy and reassure the military while nuclear talks are under way, and the rocket launcher is a product of that effort, the latest test indicated that the system was ready for mass production and deployment.

Images & Illustrations of Nuclear

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