Nuclear is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.
- IPA: /ˈnuklɛɚ/
- (Canada) IPA: /ˈnukliɚ/
- (UK) IPA: /'njukliə/
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- If something is nuclear, it is related to the nucleus, or the central part, usually of an atom.
- Japan relies mainly on nuclear power (atomic energy) generation for its energy needs.
- The US has more nuclear weapons than any other country. Many of them are called atomic bombs.
- Most Canadians live in a nuclear family: the husband, wife, and children.