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[treated as singular] The branch of science and technology concerned with atomic nuclei and nucleons, especially the exploitation of nuclear power.
- ‘But nucleonics won't be getting all the money at once.’
- ‘Therefore quantum nucleonics is not an approach suitable for large scale energy storage use.’
1940s: from nuclear, on the pattern of electronics.
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