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subnuclear

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adjective sub·nu·cle·ar \ˌsəb-ˈnü-klē-ər, -ˈnyü-, ÷-kyə-lər\

Definition of subnuclear

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a particle smaller than the atomic nucleus



1937

First Known Use of subnuclear

1937


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