a bomb whose force is due to uncontrolled nuclear fusion or nuclear fission
- Nuclear cataract
nuclear cataract n. A cataract involving, only the inner dense portion of the lens.
- Nuclear chemistry
noun 1. the branch of chemistry concerned with nuclear reactions
noun, Physics. 1. a photographic emulsion in the form of a thick block, used to record the tracks of elementary particles.
noun 1. energy released by reactions within atomic nuclei, as in nuclear fission or fusion. noun 1. energy released during a nuclear reaction as a result of fission or fusion Also called atomic energy nuclear energy Energy obtained from nuclear reactions.