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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Nucleal  \Nu"cle*al\,  Nuclear  \Nu"cle*ar\,  a. 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  nuclear 
  adj  1:  (of  power  and  warfare  and  weaponry)  using  atomic  energy; 
  "nuclear  (or  atomic)  submarines";  "nuclear  war"; 
  "nuclear  weapons";  "atomic  bombs"  [syn:  {atomic}] 
  [ant:  {conventional}] 
  2:  (physics)  "nuclear  physics";  "nuclear  fission";  "nuclear 
  forces" 
  3:  (biology)  "nuclear  membrane" 
  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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