nuplex etymology

English word nuplex comes from English nuclear, English complex

Detailed word origin of nuplex

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nuclear English (eng) (biology) Pertaining to the nucleus of a cell. [from 19th c.]. (by extension, metaphoric, of a solution or response) Involving the destruction of something.. Involving energy released by nuclear reactions (fission, fusion, radioactive decay). [from 20th c.]. Of a weapon: deriving its force from rapid release of energy through nuclear reactions. [from 20th c.]. Pertaining to a centre around [...]
complex English (eng) (chemistry) A structure consisting of a central atom or molecule weakly connected to surrounding atoms or molecules.. (math) A complex number.. A collection of buildings with a common purpose, such as a university or military base.. A problem.. A psychological dislike or fear of a particular thing.. An assemblage of related things; a collection.. An organized cluster of thunderstorms. [...]
nuplex English (eng) An industrial complex that operates on nuclear power.

Words with the same origin as nuplex

Descendants of nuclear