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nucleus

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈnjuːkliəs/ ( plural nuclei /ˈnjuːkliaɪ/)
ATOM OR CELL the central part of an atom or cellCellsAtoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
IMPORTANT PART the central or most important part of a group or idea: Senior coaches handpicked the nucleus of the team.Important and essential thingsInformation and messages
Translations of “nucleus”
in Korean 핵, (세포)핵…
in Arabic نَواة…
in French noyau, nucléus…
in Turkish atom çekirdeğinin merkezi, nükleon, bir şeyin/bir fikrin çekirdeği/özü/esası…
in Italian nucleo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 原子核, 細胞核…
in Russian ядро…
in Polish jądro, trzon…
in Spanish núcleo…
in Portuguese núcleo…
in German der Kern…
in Catalan nucli…
in Japanese 原子核, 細胞核…
in Chinese (Simplified) 原子核, 细胞核…
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