What does Nuclear mean?

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

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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

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

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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. Dmitri Trenin:

    The visit will solidify the political relationship; confirm Russia as India's principal purveyor of arms; and expand ties in other areas, such as nuclear energy.

  2. Margaret Hilda Thatcher:

    A world without nuclear weapons would be less stable and more dangerous for all of us.

  3. Donald Tusk:

    We strongly urge Iran to continue the full implementation of all its commitments under the nuclear deal, and we take very seriously the possibility of any breach of its commitment, maintaining the nuclear deal is in the regional and international security interest.

  4. John Wood:

    Israel is opposed to the 2015 Iran nuclear framework deal, abandoned by Trump, and its restoration under the incoming Biden administration. Accordingly, this was a pre-emptive strike at the heart of the Iranian nuclear weapons program and its chief architect, there is no doubt that the attack will slow down Irans nuclear weapons program, but it will not end it.

  5. Tulsi Gabbard:

    This alert turned out to be false, but the reason we reacted the way we did is that the threat is real, our leaders have failed us and brought us to this point. It doesn't have to be this way. We have to correct our course. We have to end this new cold war and nuclear arms race that is currently being waged that threatens our very future and that costs us trillions of our taxpayer dollars -- dollars that need to be spent and invested to serve the needs of our people here at home.

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