Significado de "nuclear" - Learner’s Dictionary

nuclear

adjective [ always before noun ] us uk /ˈnjuːkliər/
He's an outspoken critic of nuclear energy.The peace talks have stalled over the issue of nuclear weapons.Many countries use nuclear fuels to generate electricity.The report downplays the risks of nuclear power.What's their stance on nuclear energy?
ENERGY

B2 relating to the energy that is released when the nucleus (= central part) of an atom is divided:

nuclear weapons/waste
a nuclear power plant
PART OF ATOM

relating to the nucleus (= central part) of an atom:

nuclear physics

(Definición de nuclear del Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)