nuclear definition

  • adjective:
    • Biology Of, concerning, or forming a nucleus: a nuclear membrane.
    • Physics Of or relating to atomic nuclei: a nuclear chain effect.
    • utilizing or produced from the power of atomic nuclei: atomic power.
    • Of, using, or possessing atomic or hydrogen bombs: atomic war; nuclear countries.
    • of, regarding, or making use of atomic weapons.
    • Of, with respect to, or run on atomic power; same as nuclear-powered.
    • Of or related to nations possessing nuclear tools.
    • of or concerning or constituting the nucleus of a cell
    • constituting or like a nucleus
    • (tools) deriving destructive power from the launch of atomic power
    • of or associated with or constituting the nucleus of an atom
  • others:
    • regarding a nucleus; getting the character of a nucleus; constituted by or constituting a nucleus; endoplastic.

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