1. nuclear fission a nuclear reaction in which a massive nucleus splits into smaller nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
  2. nuclear fusion a nuclear reaction in which nuclei combine to form more massive nuclei with the simultaneous release of energy
  3. binocular vision vision involving the use of both eyes
  4. monocular vision vision with only one eye
  5. nuclear physics the branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
  6. nuclear family a family consisting of parents and their children and grandparents of a marital partner
  7. color vision the normal ability to see colors
  8. nuclear weapon a weapon of mass destruction whose explosive power derives from a nuclear reaction
  9. near vision vision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
  10. nuclear medicine the branch of medicine that uses radioactive materials either to image a patient's body or to destroy diseased cells
  11. legal profession the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction
  12. nuclear reaction (physics) a process that alters the energy or structure or composition of atomic nuclei
  13. nuclear fuel fuel (such as uranium) that can be used in nuclear reactors as a source of electricity
  14. nuclear explosion the explosion of an atomic bomb
  15. chlorofucin the chlorophyll present in brown algae, diatoms, and flagellates
  16. nuclear physicist a physicist who specializes in nuclear physics
  17. nuclear resonance the resonance absorption of a gamma ray by a nucleus identical to the nucleus that emitted the gamma ray
  18. nuclear meltdown severe overheating of the core of a nuclear reactor resulting in the core melting and radiation escaping
  19. nuclear propulsion the use of a nuclear reactor either to produce electricity to power an engine (as in a nuclear submarine) or to directly heat a propellant (as in nuclear rockets)
  20. nuclear RNA ribonucleic acid found in the nucleolus of the cell