Definition of nuclearly in English:

nuclearly

adverb

  • 1As regards or by means of atomic nuclei or their fission or fusion.

  • 2With or in relation to nuclear weapons; especially in "nuclearly armed".

  • 3Biology. In or into a cell nucleus; as regards or by means of the cell nucleus.

  • 4Linguistics. As or in a nucleus; in relation to a nucleus.

  • 5Sociology. In relation to or in the manner of a nuclear family.

Origin

1920s (in an earlier sense). From nuclear + -ly.

Pronunciation

nuclearly

/ˈnjuːklɪəli/