nuclear-physics

nuclear physics

noun
the branch of physics that deals with the behavior, structure, and component parts of atomic nuclei.

Origin:
1930–35

nuclear physicist, noun
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nuclear physics
 
n
(functioning as singular) the branch of physics concerned with the structure and behaviour of the nucleus and the particles of which it consists
 
nuclear physicist
 
n

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nuclear physics  
The scientific study of the structure and behavior atomic nuclei. See also neutron, proton, strong force.

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