Meaning of nucleate

nu•cle•ate

Pronunciation: (adj.n'klē-it, -āt", ny'-v.n'klē-āt", ny'-), [key]
— adj., v., -at•ed, -at•ing.
—adj.
  1. having a nucleus.
—v.t.
  1. to form (something) into a nucleus.
—v.i.
  1. to form a nucleus.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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