Definition of nucleate
nucleationplay \ˌnü-klē-ˈā-shən, ˌnyü-\ noun
nucleatorplay \ˈnü-klē-ˌā-tər, ˈnyü-\ noun
Origin and Etymology of nucleate
Late Latin nucleatus, past participle of nucleare to become stony, from Latin nucleus
First Known Use: circa 1864
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