A July 1884 New York Times article called her “the nucleus and center of the whole organization of crime in New York City.”
To win you have to start winning and these very attractive candidates could help form a nucleus to rebuild the Party.
Deuterium is an isotope of hydrogen containing a proton and neutron in its nucleus, while normal hydrogen has only a proton.
The two would eventually form the nucleus—along with Professor Griff—of the seminal 1980s rap group Public Enemy.
Its Palestinian branch was the nucleus for Hamas, and the Brotherhood retains links to the rulers of Gaza.
There was thus formed the nucleus of an army the numbers of which, before long, amounted to 5,000.
Both had a nucleus, and both had tails, which were parallel to each other.
But it may be shown directly that this regularity is not the result of special determinants lying within the nucleus.
The head or coma is that part of the comet which exists round the nucleus.
Outside the nucleus is the centrosome, or, more commonly, two of them lying close together.
1704, "kernel of a nut," 1708, "head of a comet," from Latin nucleus "kernel," from nucula "little nut," diminutive of nux (genitive nucis) "nut," from PIE *kneu- "nut" (cf. Middle Irish cnu, Welsh cneuen, Middle Breton knoen "nut," Old Norse hnot, Old English hnutu "nut"). General sense of "central part or thing, about which others cluster" is from 1762. Use in reference to cells first recorded 1831. Modern atomic meaning is 1912, first by Ernest Rutherford, though theoretical use for "central point of an atom" is from 1844, in Faraday.
nucleus nu·cle·us (nōō'klē-əs, nyōō'-)
n. pl. nu·cle·us·es or nu·cle·i (-klē-ī')
A large, membrane-bound, usually spherical protoplasmic structure within a living cell, containing the cell's hereditary material and controlling its metabolism, growth, and reproduction. Also called karyon.
A membraneless structure in microorganisms that contains genetic material but does not itself replicate. Also called nucleoid.
A group of specialized nerve cells or a localized mass of gray matter in the brain or spinal cord.
The substance around which a urinary or other calculus forms.
The positively charged central region of an atom that is composed of protons and neutrons and that contains almost all of the mass of the atom.
A group of atoms bound in a structure, such as a benzene ring, that is resistant to alteration in chemical reactions.
Plural nuclei (n'klē-ī')
plur. nuclei (nooh-klee-eye)
Note: Nuclear physics deals with the composition and structure of the nucleus.