nuclear


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nucleal \Nu"cle*al\, Nuclear \Nu"cle*ar\, a.
   1. 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.
      [1913 Webster]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nuclear \Nu"cle*ar\, a.
   1. of, pertaining to, or using nuclear weapons; a nuclear
      exchange, i.e. a reciprocal bombardment by nuclear
      weapons..
      [PJC]

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

   3. Of or pertaining to nations possessing nuclear weapons;
      as, the nuclear club.
      [PJC]
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