nuclear reaction

noun

Definition of nuclear reaction

physics
:a process in which the nucleus of an atom is changed by being split apart or joined with the nucleus of another atom

Word by Word Definitions

nuclear play
  1. : of, relating to, or constituting a nucleus

  2. : of or relating to the atomic nucleus

  3. : used in or produced by a nuclear reaction (such as fission)

reaction play
  1. : the act or process or an instance of reacting

  2. : resistance or opposition to a force, influence, or movement

  3. : a response to some treatment, situation, or stimulus


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