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1. nuclear-powered_submarine

noun. a submarine that is propelled by nuclear power.

Synonyms

  • submarine
  • sub
  • pigboat
  • nuclear submarine
  • U-boat

Antonyms

  • overhead
  • surface
  • defend

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Words that Rhyme with Nuclear Weapon

  • stepan
  • deppen

Example sentences of the word nuclear-weapon


1. Noun Phrase
One of plutonium's disadvantages is its potential use as a nuclear weapon.

2. Noun Phrase
In a nuclear weapon, a triggering device is used to initiate fission.

3. Noun Phrase
Build the nuclear weapon.

4. Noun Phrase
Based on the concept of the atomic bomb, new generations of nuclear weapons were continually developed.

2. weapon-grade_plutonium

noun. plutonium 239 that is recovered when nuclear weapons are disassembled; it is stored in plutonium pits.

Synonyms

  • plutonium 239

3. nuclear-powered_ship

noun. ship whose motive power comes from the energy of a nuclear reactor.

Antonyms

  • disembark

4. nuclear

adjective. ['ˈnuːkliːɝ'] (weapons) deriving destructive energy from the release of atomic energy.

Synonyms

  • thermonuclear

Antonyms

  • large
  • unimportant

Etymology

  • -ar (English)
  • -aris (Latin)
  • nucleus (English)
  • nucleus (Latin)

5. nuclear

adjective. ['ˈnuːkliːɝ'] constituting or like a nucleus.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • -ar (English)
  • -aris (Latin)
  • nucleus (English)
  • nucleus (Latin)

6. weapon

noun. ['ˈwɛpən'] any instrument or instrumentality used in fighting or hunting.

Synonyms

  • fire ship
  • stun gun
  • spear
  • munition
  • hatchet
  • stun baton
  • weapon of mass destruction
  • weaponry
  • pike
  • WMD
  • knife
  • knucks
  • knuckle duster
  • implements of war
  • gun
  • light arm
  • tomahawk
  • missile
  • sword
  • arm
  • arms
  • brass knucks
  • shaft
  • instrument
  • blade
  • flamethrower
  • projectile
  • sling
  • brass knuckles
  • weapon system
  • bow and arrow
  • W.M.D.
  • Greek fire
  • slasher
  • brand
  • bow
  • lance
  • steel
  • knuckles

Antonyms

  • disarm
  • undynamic
  • rear
  • straight line

Etymology

  • wepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wepan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. weapon

noun. ['ˈwɛpən'] a means of persuading or arguing.

Synonyms

  • suasion
  • artillery

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • close
  • uncover

Etymology

  • wepen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wepan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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