Definitions For Nucleus

noun

  • The central structure of the lens that is surrounded by the cortex
  • A part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for growth and reproduction
  • Any histologically identifiable mass of neural cell bodies in the brain or spinal cord
  • A small group of indispensable persons or things
  • The positively charged dense center of an atom
  • (astronomy) the center of the head of a comet; consists of small solid particles of ice and frozen gas that vaporizes on approaching the sun to form the coma and tail
  • The central part of most cells that contains genetic material and is enclosed in a membrane
  • The central part of an atom that is made up of protons and neutrons
  • A central or most important part of something

Is Nucleus a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
14

The word Nucleus is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Nucleus in a Sentence

  • A college campus that was a nucleus of opposition to the war
  • The nucleus of the movement's methodology has always been passive resistance

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