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adjective nuclear pronunciation in American English /ˈnukliər/
  1. 1
    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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    1. a.
      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

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