Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The study of the behavior and characteristics of nucleons or atomic nuclei.
  • noun Development of instruments for use in nuclear research.

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  • noun physics The study of nucleons, or of atomic nuclei
  • noun nuclear physics or technology

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  • noun the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From nucleon.]

Examples

  • In a 1962 letter featured on the Chabad.org website, he wrote that "it is safe to assume that all we have learned in the field of nucleonics in the last few decades is very little by comparison with what we can confidently expect to learn in the next few decades."

    Menachem Rosensaft: Ultra-Orthodox Judaism Need Not Be Obscurantist

  • In a 1962 letter featured on the Chabad.org website, he wrote that "it is safe to assume that all we have learned in the field of nucleonics in the last few decades is very little by comparison with what we can confidently expect to learn in the next few decades."

    Menachem Rosensaft: Ultra-Orthodox Judaism Need Not Be Obscurantist

  • "A high technology, including nucleonics and doubtless genetic engineering, arose on this planet, and evidently there was world peace, too," Nansen said.

    Starfarers

  • The uses in communication and nucleonics, energy sources ....

    Starfarers

  • At last, he relented, giving Croaker specific directions to the DARPA lab for experimental nucleonics.

    Floating City

  • Virginia/Tokyo/Vietnamese Highlands The DARPA laboratory for experimental nucleonics in which Douglas Serman worked was in the wilds of rural Virginia.

    Floating City

  • They were still in their dark lair inside the experimental nucleonics complex.

    Floating City

  • In addition, he commenced a sub-rosa communication witk Douglas Sermana, a brother-in-arms working at the DARPA laboratory for experimental nucleonics in the American, state of Virginia.

    Floating City

  • Bribery, for one, has often proven more effective in war than nucleonics. '

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • Bribery, for one, has often proven more effective in war than nucleonics. '

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

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