What is nuclear?

  • (adj): Constituting or like a nucleus.
    Example: "Annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on nuclear:

Smiling Buddha - Aftermath - International Reaction - Pakistan
... Pakistan did not view the test as a "peaceful nuclear explosion", and canceled talks scheduled for 10 June on normalization of relations ... vowed in June 1974 that he would never succumb to "nuclear blackmail" or accept "Indian hegemony or domination over the subcontinent" ... Energy Commission Chairman Munir Ahmed Khan said that the test would force Pakistan to test its own nuclear bomb ...
Doomsday Clock - Time Changes
... or rewound per the state of the world and nuclear war prospects ... been set and reset as quickly as events occur the closest nuclear war threat, the Cuban Missile Crisis in 1962, reached crisis, climax, and resolution before it. 3. 1157pm +4 The Soviet Union tests its first atomic bomb, officially starting the nuclear arms race ...
Fusion Power - Economics
... point of possible implementation of electricity generation by nuclear fusion, R D will need further promotion totalling around €60-80 billion over a period of 50 ... Nuclear fusion research receives €750 million (excluding ITER funding), compared with €810 million for all non-nuclear energy research combined, putting research into fusion power ...
Zion Nuclear Power Station
... Zion Nuclear Power Station was the third dual-reactor nuclear power plant in the Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) network and served Chicago and the northern quarter of Illinois ... The Zion Nuclear Power Station was retired on February 13, 1998 ... All nuclear fuel was removed permanently from the reactor vessel and placed in the plant's on-site spent fuel pool by March 9, 1998 ...
Fusion Power - Advantages
... Although this may seem a low proportion (about 0.015%), because nuclear fusion reactions are so much more energetic than chemical combustion and seawater is ... well as some of the benefits of the resource-limited energy sources as hydrocarbons and nuclear fission (without reprocessing) ... ITER and later Demo are envisioned to bring online the first commercial nuclear fusion energy reactor by 2050 ...

More definitions of "nuclear":

  • (adj): (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy.
    Example: "Nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"
    Synonyms: atomic
  • (adj): Of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell.
    Example: "Nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"
  • (adj): Of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom.
    Example: "Nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"

Famous quotes containing the word nuclear:

    You can’t be a Real Country unless you have A BEER and an airline—it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a BEER.
    Frank Zappa (1940–1993)

    Language is as real, as tangible, in our lives as streets, pipelines, telephone switchboards, microwaves, radioactivity, cloning laboratories, nuclear power stations.
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    The emotional security and political stability in this country entitle us to be a nuclear power.
    Ronald, Sir Mason (b. 1930)