nu·​cle·​on·​ics | \ ˌnü-klē-ˈä-niks How to pronounce nucleonics (audio) , ˌnyü- \

Definition of nucleonics

: a branch of physical science that deals with nucleons or with all phenomena of the atomic nucleus

First Known Use of nucleonics

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Nucleonics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nucleonics. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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nucleonics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
nu·​cle·​on·​ics | \ ˌn(y)ü-klē-ˈän-iks How to pronounce nucleonics (audio) \

Medical Definition of nucleonics

: a branch of physical science that deals with nucleons or with all phenomena of the atomic nucleus

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