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adjective nuclear pronunciation in American English /ˈnukliər/
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    relating to energy produced by changing the structure of the central part of an atom
    nuclear power/energy
    a nuclear power plant
    the nuclear industry
    nuclear waste
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      relating to weapons that use energy produced in this way
      nuclear weapons/arms
      nuclear bombs/missiles
      a nuclear war/attack
      those in favor of nuclear disarmament


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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