subnuclear

adjective
sub·​nu·​cle·​ar | \ ˌsəb-ˈnü-klē-ər How to pronounce subnuclear (audio) , -ˈnyü-, nonstandard -kyə-lər \

Definition of subnuclear

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

First Known Use of subnuclear

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Subnuclear.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subnuclear. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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