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  • as incentral
  • as ininner
  • as inorganic

synonyms for nuclear

  • basic
  • essential
  • fundamental
  • important
  • key
  • paramount
  • pivotal
  • significant
  • cardinal
  • center
  • chief
  • dominant
  • interior
  • intermediate
  • leading
  • master
  • mean
  • median
  • middle
  • midway
  • primary
  • prime
  • radical
  • ruling
  • salient
  • umbilical
  • axial
  • centric
  • centroidal
  • equidistant
  • focal
  • foremost
  • inmost
  • inner
  • mid
  • middlemost
  • midmost
  • omphalic
  • outstanding
  • overriding
  • predominant

antonyms for nuclear

MOST RELEVANT
  • additional
  • auxiliary
  • extra
  • inessential
  • insignificant
  • minor
  • nonessential
  • secondary
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unsubstantial
  • exterior
  • extreme
  • inferior
  • outer
  • outside
  • subordinate
  • peripheral
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How to use nuclear in a sentence

The deal unraveled by nightfall but helped pave the way in the years that followed to wholesale reductions in nuclear weapons at the end of the Cold War.
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The year before, she was awarded the Lasker Prize for medical research — the first nuclear physicist to receive that honor.
TOP 10 SCIENCE ANNIVERSARIES TO CELEBRATE IN 2021TOM SIEGFRIEDFEBRUARY 3, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The Cold War rumbled on for decades, sometimes taking America to the brink of nuclear war.
LUNIK: INSIDE THE CIA’S AUDACIOUS PLOT TO STEAL A SOVIET SATELLITEBOBBIE JOHNSONJANUARY 28, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The threat of nuclear terrorism is such that we must act preemptively, not after a devastating attack.
IT’S TIME TO TAKE DOMESTIC NUCLEAR TERRORISM SERIOUSLYJAYITA SARKARJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Once Democrats agree if Republicans commit to blocking these bills in the Senate using what’s called the nuclear option, ending the filibuster, will be crucial.
DEMOCRATS WON — LET’S ACT LIKE IT!PETER ROSENSTEINJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
The progressives in the Democratic caucus want to trigger the so-called nuclear option and start passing routine legislation by 51-vote margins.
WHY MITCH MCCONNELL IS FILIBUSTERING TO PROTECT THE FILIBUSTERPHILIP ELLIOTTJANUARY 22, 2021TIME
For much of a star’s life, the inward pull of gravity is delicately balanced by the outward push of radiation from nuclear reactions inside the star’s core.
SECRET INGREDIENT FOUND TO POWER SUPERNOVASTHOMAS LEWTONJANUARY 21, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The report includes the details of where a new nuclear plant may be started up, although it will be dwarfed by the capacity of new batteries.
US GRID WILL SEE 80 PERCENT OF ITS NEW CAPACITY GO EMISSION-FREEJOHN TIMMERJANUARY 15, 2021ARS TECHNICA
We worry about nuclear war, but ordinary explosives have become much more powerful in recent decades.
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For the better part of my 20s, I served as a nuclear submarine officer running secret missions for the United States Navy.
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