Meaning of nuclearity in English:


Pronunciation /ˌnjuːklɪˈarɪti/


  • 1Anthropology Archaeology
    Importance or centrality of a particular region with respect to cultural development.

  • 2Sociology
    The fact or condition of being a nuclear family; the degree of nuclearization of families.

  • 3Chemistry
    In complexes containing clusters of atoms: the property of having a (specified) number of nuclei.

  • 4Biology Medicine
    The property of having cell nuclei (rare); state or condition with respect to the number of nuclei present per cell.


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