Synonyms for nuclear
ˈnu kli ər, ˈnyu-; by metathesis -kyə lər; -kli ər; -klə yər; -kyə lərnu·cle·ar
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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes
(weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy
"nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"
of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom
"nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"
of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell
"nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"
constituting or like a nucleus
"annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"
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Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes. It can no longer be of concern to great powers alone. For a nuclear disaster, spread by winds and waters and fear, could well engulf the great and the small, the rich and the poor, the committed and the uncommitted alike. Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.
Hyten said.Mattis then put Hyten in charge of the NC3 program and ordered a report on how the changes will be implemented. The secretary is expected to approve the changes within the month.This will not change the highly classified launch procedures but rather focus on ensuring the security and readiness of the connectivity of the system.This also comes as the President Donald Trump administration continues overhauling basic military plans for the conduct of nuclear war.For decades, the military plan for nuclear war has been known as the Single Integrated Operational Plan -- focusing entirely on a nuclear campaign. STRATCOM is continuing the effort begun by the Obama administration to provide military plans that combine nuclear and conventional options, in order to be able to de-escalate a crisis, according to defense officials familiar with the effort. The move to include conventional options as part of planning for nuclear war took on additional importance as tensions rose with North Korea, and the Pentagon leadership was looking for a wide range of military options to offer President Donald Trump, officials say.Hyten noted that in February, Joseph Dunford and members of the Joint Staff rode on the National Airborne Operations Center in an exercise. That E-4 aircraft is used in a crisis essentially as an airborne command post. After the plane landed.
So the funny thing about nuclear weapons is that your weapons don’t offset their weapons, look at Israel. Israel is nuclear armed and is terrified of Iran getting nuclear weapons, so Israel’s nuclear weapons don’t in any fundamental way offset the threat they feel from Iran’s nuclear weapons.
I call upon the scientific community in our country, those who gave us nuclear weapons, to turn their great talents now to the cause of mankind and world peace to give us the means of rendering these nuclear weapons impotent and obsolete.
The procedure for nuclear launch authority grants POTUS the sole authority to order the launch of nuclear weapons, none are, contrary to popular belief, in the nuclear launch chain of command. Therefore any 'safeguards' that could effectively prevent POTUS from exercising sole authority to launch nuclear weapons are either illegal or illusory.
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- nuclearCatalan, Valencian
- Kern, nuklearGerman
- ydinase, ydin, ydinvoimaFinnish
- niùclasachScottish Gaelic
- kjarnorku-, atómsprengju-, frumeinda-, kjarna-, atóm-Icelandic
- kjerne-, atom-, kjærne-, kjernekraft, atomkraft, nukleær, kjernekraft-Norwegian
- nuclear, atomicRomanian
- kärnkraft-, kärnvapen-, kärnenergi-, nukleär, kärn-Swedish
- ระเบิดปรมาณู, ปรมาณูThai
- Nguyên tửVietnamese
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