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non-nuclear

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Pronunciation: /nɒnˈnjuːklɪə
 
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Definition of non-nuclear in English:

adjective

1Not possessing or involving nuclear energy or weapons: hazardous, non-nuclear, chemical wastes non-nuclear wars
More example sentences
  • A first-use of nuclear weapons by the US should be unthinkable, and responding to a non-nuclear attack with nuclear weapons violates a central tenet of just war and US military tradition.
  • The US is bound, as a signatory to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, not to use nuclear weapons against non-nuclear powers.
  • Therefore it is necessary, already now, to implement diplomatic measures and reach agreement on limiting strategic non-nuclear weapon systems.
2 Physics Not involving or forming part of a nucleus or nuclei.
Example sentences
  • These results point out the difference between the passive diffusion and facilitated spread mechanisms characterizing the nuclear and nonnuclear areas, respectively.

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