nucleonics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1937 a branch of physical science that deals with nucleons or with all phenomena of the atomic nucleus

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • nucleonics — [no͞o΄klē än′iks, nyo͞o΄klē än′iks] n. [ NUCLEON + ICS] the branch of physics dealing with nucleons or with nuclear phenomena and esp. with practical applications of nuclear physics …   English World dictionary

  • nucleonics — nukleonika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. nucleonics vok. Nukleonik, f rus. нуклеоника, f pranc. nucléonique, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • nucleonics — /nooh klee on iks, nyooh /, n. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of science that deals with nuclear phenomena, as radioactivity, fission, or fusion, esp. practical applications, as in industrial engineering. [1940 45; NUCLEON + ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • nucleonics — noun a) The study of nucleons, or of atomic nuclei b) nuclear physics or technology …   Wiktionary

  • nucleonics — nu·cle·on·ics .n(y)ü klē än iks n pl but sing or pl in constr a branch of physical science that deals with nucleons or with all phenomena of the atomic nucleus * * * nu·cle·on·ics (noo″kle onґiks) nuclear physics …   Medical dictionary

  • nucleonics — nuːklɪ É‘nɪks / njuːklɪ É’ n. study of atomic nuclei (Physics) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nucleonics — [ˌnju:klɪ ɒnɪks] plural noun [treated as sing.] the branch of science and technology concerned with atomic nuclei and nuclear power. Derivatives nucleonic adjective Origin 1940s: from nuclear, on the pattern of electronics …   English new terms dictionary

  • nucleonics — nu·cle·on·ics …   English syllables

  • nucleonics — nu•cle•on•ics [[t]ˌnu kliˈɒn ɪks, ˌnyu [/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) phs the branch of science that deals with nuclear phenomena, as radioactivity, fission, or fusion, esp. practical applications • Etymology: 1940–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • nucleonics — /njukliˈɒnɪks / (say nyoohklee oniks) noun the techniques of applying nuclear science to industry and to biology, physics, chemistry, and other sciences …   Australian English dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”