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Spanish translation of “nucleus”

nucleus

noun /ˈnjuːkliəs/ (plural nuclei /-kliai/)
(chemistry, physics) the central part of an atom.
núcleo
(biology) the part of a plant or animal cell that controls its development.
núcleo
nuclear /ˈnjuːkliə/ adjective using atomic energy
nuclear
a nuclear power station nuclear weapons.
of a nucleus.
nuclear
nuclear device noun a device or a weapon that contains a nuclear bomb.
departamento nuclear
nuclear disarmament noun the act of ceasing to store atomic weapons.
desarme nuclear
nuclear energy noun atomic energy.
energía nuclear
Most modern submarines are powered by nuclear energy.
nuclear reactor noun an apparatus for producing nuclear energy.
(Definition of nucleus from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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