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nu·cle·ate

 (no͞o′klē-ĭt, nyo͞o′-)
adj.
Nucleated.
v. (-āt′) nu·cle·at·ed, nu·cle·at·ing, nu·cle·ates
v.tr.
1. To bring together into a nucleus.
2. To act as a nucleus for.
3. To provide a nucleus for.
v.intr.
To form a nucleus.

nu′cle·a′tion n.
nu′cle·a′tor n.

nucleate

adj
(Biology) having a nucleus
vb (intr)
(Biology) to form a nucleus
ˌnucleˈation n
ˈnucleˌator n

nu•cle•ate

(adj. ˈnu kli ɪt, -ˌeɪt, ˈnyu-; v. -ˌeɪt)

adj., v. -at•ed, -at•ing. adj.
1. having a nucleus.
v.t.
2. to form (something) into a nucleus.
v.i.
3. to form a nucleus.
[1860–65; < Latin nucleātus having a kernel. See nucleus]
nu`cle•a′tion, n.
nu′cle•a`tor, n.

nucleate


Past participle: nucleated
Gerund: nucleating

Imperative
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Present
I nucleate
you nucleate
he/she/it nucleates
we nucleate
you nucleate
they nucleate
Preterite
I nucleated
you nucleated
he/she/it nucleated
we nucleated
you nucleated
they nucleated
Present Continuous
I am nucleating
you are nucleating
he/she/it is nucleating
we are nucleating
you are nucleating
they are nucleating
Present Perfect
I have nucleated
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we have nucleated
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Past Continuous
I was nucleating
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we were nucleating
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Past Perfect
I had nucleated
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we had nucleated
you had nucleated
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Future
I will nucleate
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Future Perfect
I will have nucleated
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Future Continuous
I will be nucleating
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you will be nucleating
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nucleating
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you have been nucleating
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nucleating
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he/she/it will have been nucleating
we will have been nucleating
you will have been nucleating
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nucleating
you had been nucleating
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we had been nucleating
you had been nucleating
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Conditional
I would nucleate
you would nucleate
he/she/it would nucleate
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Past Conditional
I would have nucleated
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.nucleate - form into a nucleus; "Some cells had nucleated"
become, turn - undergo a change or development; "The water turned into ice"; "Her former friend became her worst enemy"; "He turned traitor"
Adj.1.nucleate - having a nucleus or occurring in the nucleus; "nucleated cells"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
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Isolated from the rest of the liquid, this cold core provides a protected environment in which a bubble of a different type of superfluid helium-3 can nucleate and start to grow.