noun, (used with a singular verb)
the branch of physics that deals with the behavior, structure, and component parts of atomic nuclei.
(functioning as sing) the branch of physics concerned with the structure and behaviour of the nucleus and the particles of which it consists
nuclear physics
The scientific study of the structure and behavior atomic nuclei. See also neutron, proton, strong force.


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