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nuclear
American English: /ˈn(j)ukliər/
British English: /ˈnjuːklɪə/

Translation of nuclear in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1.1
    (fission/fusion)
    the nuclear debate
    el debate sobre la cuestión nuclear
    nuclear power/energy nuclear reprocessing plant
    planta (feminine) de reprocesado de desechos or residuos nucleares or radioactivos
    1.2 (nuclear-powered) nuclear submarine/power station
    submarino (masculine) /central (feminine) nuclear
    the nuclear age
    la era nuclear
    Example sentences
    • The result might be a chain reaction: a self-sustaining release of nuclear energy.
    • To generate electricity, we use hydroelectric power, coal and nuclear energy.
    • At first, the program focused mainly on the use of nuclear energy for power generation.
    1.3 (Military)
    (missile/warhead)
    nuclear arms
    armas (feminine plural) nucleares
    Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
    Tratado (masculine) de no proliferación de armas nucleares
    nuclear shelter
    Example sentences
    • Our fears about a nuclear strike traditionally include the horrific death toll, the living envying the dead, etc.
    • At the time, it seemed a large nuclear strike would disrupt communications networks to the point that command and control services would collapse.
    • We'll look at whether this country is doing enough and spending enough to prepare for a nuclear attack.

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