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pertaining to particles within or smaller than an atomic nucleus.

Nearby words

subnasion, subnet, subnitrate, subnormal, subnotebook, subnuclear, subnuclear particle, subnucleus, suboccipital, suboccipital muscle, suboccipital nerve Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for subnuclear

  • Matter is made up of subnuclear particles—electrons, protons and the like.

    The Untouchable|Stephen A. Kallis

British Dictionary definitions for subnuclear


/ (sʌbˈnjuːklɪə) /


of or relating to particles within the nucleus of an atom
of a lesser level of organization than the nucleus of an atom
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