Meaning of nuclear
Pronunciation: (n'klē-ur, ny'- or, by metathesis, -kyu-lur), [key]
- pertaining to or involving atomic weapons: nuclear war.
- operated or powered by atomic energy: a nuclear submarine.
- (of a nation or group of nations) having atomic weapons.
- of, pertaining to, or forming a nucleus.
- of, pertaining to, or like the nuclear family: nuclear bonds.
- nuclear (Thesaurus)