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Definition of 'nuclear'

Adjective

  1. (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy; "nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"
       Synonyms: atomic
       Antonyms: conventional
  2. of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom; "nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"
  3. of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell; "nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"
  4. constituting or like a nucleus; "annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"


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