Synonyms for nuclear

Synonyms for (adjective) nuclear

Synonyms: nuclear

Definition: constituting or like a nucleus

Usage: annexation of the suburban fringe by the nuclear metropolis; the nuclear core of the congregation

Similar words: central

Definition: in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area

Usage: a central position

Synonyms: nuclear, atomic

Definition: (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy

Usage: nuclear war; nuclear weapons; atomic bombs

Similar words: thermonuclear

Definition: using nuclear weapons based on fusion as distinguished from fission