(weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
"nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"
of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
"nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"
of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell
"nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"
constituting or like a nucleus
"annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"
of, pertaining to, or using nuclear weapons; a nuclear exchange, i.e. a reciprocal bombardment by nuclear weapons..
Of, pertaining to, or powered by atomic energy; same as nuclear-powered; as, a nuclear submarine; a nuclear power plant.
Of or pertaining to nations possessing nuclear weapons; as, the nuclear club.
Pertaining to the nucleus of a cell.
Pertaining to a centre around which something is developed or organised; central, pivotal.
Pertaining to the atomic nucleus.
Involving atomic energy.
a nuclear reactor
Of a weapon: deriving its force from rapid release of atomic energy.
a nuclear explosion
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
Rank popularity for the word 'nuclear' in Adjectives Frequency: #151
The numerical value of nuclear in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of nuclear in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of nuclear in a Sentence
It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics.
If this agreement goes through, Iran gets a cash bonanza, a boost to its international standing, and a lighted path toward nuclear weapons, with sweeping sanctions relief, we have lessened our ability to challenge Iran's conduct across the board. As Iran grows stronger, we will be weaker to respond.
To launch a missile after conducting a nuclear test goes against the U.N. resolution. We will respond resolutely, coordinating closely with the international community.
This is a good deal for the United States, north Korea will freeze and then dismantle its nuclear program. South Korea and our other allies will be better protected. The entire world will be safer as we slow the spread of nuclear weapons. The United States and international inspectors will carefully monitor North Korea to make sure it keeps its commitments. ...Only as it does, so will North Korea fully join the community of nations.
The parameters of the interim deal, in essence, establish an internationally recognized, 10-year nuclear research and development program. Until we know more about Iran's previous research, no nation can be sure of what Iran may have developed covertly already.
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Translations for nuclear
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- nuclearCatalan, Valencian
- Kern, nuklearGerman
- ydin, ydinvoima, ydinaseFinnish
- niùclasachScottish Gaelic
- atóm-, kjarna-, kjarnorku-, frumeinda-, atómsprengju-Icelandic
- kjerne-, atom-, kjærne-, atomkraft, kjernekraft-, nukleær, kjernekraftNorwegian
- atomic, nuclearRomanian
- kärn-, nukleär, kärnenergi-, kärnkraft-, kärnvapen-Swedish
- ระเบิดปรมาณู, ปรมาณูThai
- Nguyên tửVietnamese
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