Significado de “nucleus” - Diccionario Inglés

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Significado de "nucleus" - Diccionario Inglés

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nucleusnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnjuː.kli.əs/ us /ˈnuː.kli.əs/ plural nuclei nucleuses

specialized physics the central part of an atom, usually made up of protons and neutrons

specialized biology the part of a cell that controls its growth:

DNA is stored in the nucleus of a cell.
the nucleus of sth

the group of people or things that are the most important part of something:

These three players will form the nucleus of a revised and stronger team.

(Definition of “nucleus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nucleusnoun [ C ]

us /ˈnu·kli·əs/ plural nuclei /ˈnu·kliˌɑɪ/

the central part of something

People or things that form the nucleus of something are the most important part of it:

These two people will form the nucleus of a new management team to promote sales in South America.

physics A nucleus is the central part of an atom.

biology A nucleus is the central part of a cell that controls its growth.

(Definition of “nucleus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)