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Synonyms for nuclear
ˈnu kli ər, ˈnyu-; by metathesis -kyə lər; -kli ər; -klə yər; -kyə lərnu·cle·ar

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  1. nuclear, atomicadjective

    (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy

    "nuclear war"; "nuclear weapons"; "atomic bombs"

    Synonyms:
    atomic

    Antonyms:
    peripheral, conventional

  2. nuclearadjective

    of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of an atom

    "nuclear physics"; "nuclear fission"; "nuclear forces"

    Synonyms:
    atomic

    Antonyms:
    peripheral, conventional

  3. nuclearadjective

    of or relating to or constituting the nucleus of a cell

    "nuclear membrane"; "nuclear division"

    Synonyms:
    atomic

    Antonyms:
    peripheral, conventional

  4. nuclearadjective

    constituting or like a nucleus

    "annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis"; "the nuclear core of the congregation"

    Synonyms:
    atomic

    Antonyms:
    peripheral, conventional

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  1. Josh Earnest:

    The president's comments were more in line with what officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity told CNN and other outlets after the ships were deployed Monday : that the U.S. ships were moved closer to Yemen to monitor and dissuade the Iranian convoy. Josh Earnest, though, focused on the need for the U.S. Navy ships to keep the region's waters safe for commerce. READ : Rubio, Kirk : No nuclear deal unless Iran releases reporter The movement of the -- of this particular aircraft carrier would augment the American military presence in the Gulf of Aden and would send a clear signal about our continued insistence about the free flow of commerce and the freedom of movement in the region.

  2. Dick Cheney:

    This is a totally radical regime that is the premiere sponsor of state terrorism in the world, and Obama’s about to give them nuclear weapons, it’s, I can’t think of a more terrible burden to leave the next president than what Obama is creating here.

  3. Harry Kazianis:

    You're going to have issues with loose WMD, who controls, not only North Korea's nuclear weapons, but their robust chemical and biological weapons, and all those missiles, and all their artillery that's pointed at Seoul? What do you do with all that if the regime collapses?

  4. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei:

    They say we should let them interview our nuclear scientists. This means interrogation, i will not let foreigners talk to our scientists and to interrogate our dear children ... who brought us this extensive (nuclear) knowledge.

  5. Director General Rafael Mariano Grossi:

    I’m deeply concerned about the difficult and stressful situation facing staff at the Chornobyl nuclear power plant and the potential risks this entails for nuclear safety, i call on the forces in effective control of the site to urgently facilitate the safe rotation of personnel there.


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