Synonyms of nuclear
- 1. nuclear (vs. conventional), atomic, thermonuclear
- usage: (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy; "nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"
- 2. nuclear
- usage: of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom; "nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"
- 3. nuclear
- usage: of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell; "nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"
- 4. nuclear, central (vs. peripheral)
- usage: constituting or like a nucleus; "annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"
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Definition and meaning of nuclear (Dictionary)