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, atomicadjective

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

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

  2. nuclearadjective

    of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom

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

  3. nuclearadjective

    of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell

    "nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"

  4. nuclearadjective

    constituting or like a nucleus

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

GCIDE

  1. Nuclearadjective

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

  2. Nuclearadjective

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

  3. Nuclearadjective

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

Wiktionary

  1. nuclearadjective

    Pertaining to the nucleus of a cell.

  2. nuclearadjective

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

  3. nuclearadjective

    Pertaining to the atomic nucleus.

  4. nuclearadjective

    Involving atomic energy.

    a nuclear reactor

  5. nuclearadjective

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

    a nuclear explosion

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nuclearadjective

    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

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

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

  3. Adjectives Frequency

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

Anagrams for Nuclear »

  1. unclear

  2. crenula

  3. lucarne

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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. Donald Trump:

    At the heart of the Iran deal was a giant fiction, that a murderous regime desired only a peaceful nuclear energy program.

  2. Yukiya Amano:

    This paves the way for the IAEA to begin verifying and monitoring Iran’s nuclear-related commitments under the agreement, as requested by the U.N. Security Council and authorized by the IAEA Board.

  3. Tom Clements:

    This decision is a fatal blow to the mismanaged MOX project at the (Savannah River Site) as it will set the precedent that plutonium is waste and not a commercial product to be used as nuclear fuel.

  4. Cornel Feruta:

    In short, Iran is now subject to the most robust nuclear verification regime and Iran is implementing its nuclear related commitments under the JCPOA, it is essential that Iran continues to fully implement those commitments.

  5. Ronen Bergman:

    This is a severe strategic threat to the variety of options that the national security of Israel stands upon, they want to have the bomb in order not to use it. They want to position themselves as a regional superpower and this would give them a nuclear umbrella over their heads.

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