Nucleation



[adjective noo-klee-it, -eyt, nyoo-; verb noo-klee-eyt, nyoo-] /adjective ˈnu kli ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈnyu-; verb ˈnu kliˌeɪt, ˈnyu-/

adjective
1.
having a .
verb (used with object), nucleated, nucleating.
2.
to form (something) into a .
verb (used without object), nucleated, nucleating.
3.
to form a .
adjective (ˈnjuːklɪɪt; -ˌeɪt)
1.
having a nucleus
verb (intransitive) (ˈnjuːklɪˌeɪt)
2.
to form a nucleus
n.

1861, noun of action from nucleate (v.), from Latin nucleatus, past participle of nucleare, from nucleus (see nucleus).

nucleation nu·cle·a·tion (nōō’klē-ā’shən, nyōō’-)
n.

nucleate nu·cle·ate (nōō’klē-āt’, -ĭt, nyōō’-)
adj.
Nucleated. v. nu·cle·at·ed, nu·cle·at·ing, nu·cle·ates (-āt’)

n.
A salt of a nucleic acid.

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