nucleonics

noun

nu·​cle·​on·​ics ˌnü-klē-ˈä-niks How to pronounce nucleonics (audio)
ˌnyü-
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: a branch of physical science that deals with nucleons or with all phenomena of the atomic nucleus

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nucleonics was in 1937

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“Nucleonics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nucleonics. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

nucleonics

noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction
nu·​cle·​on·​ics ˌn(y)ü-klē-ˈän-iks How to pronounce nucleonics (audio)
: a branch of physical science that deals with nucleons or with all phenomena of the atomic nucleus

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