Definitions of Nuclei

  1. of Nucleus
  2. Plural of nucleus.

Usage examples for Nuclei

  1. In fact it is these nuclei which keep the wandering electrons within the wires. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  2. By bombarding nitrogen nuclei with alpha particles from radium, he found that nitrogen was changed into oxygen. – A Brief History of Element Discovery, Synthesis, and Analysis by Glen W. Watson
  3. Their nuclei I could not observe. – The Metal Monster by A. Merritt
  4. Yet even up here, half way to Greenwich Village, there were little outposts of the town- clumps of neighborly houses, mostly of the poorer class, huddling together to form small nuclei for sporadic growth. – The Story of a New York House by Henry Cuyler Bunner
  5. And even lesser nuclei will generate in these old rocks haloes with their earlier characteristic features clearly developed. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  6. When observed with large telescopes, they lose their planetary aspect, and their sharpness of outline is less apparent; their discs become broken up into bright and dark portions, and in some, numerous minute stars have been observed, whilst others have well- defined nuclei. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  7. Such nuclei would expel one ray in five years. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly
  8. They are also greatly affected by the addition of minute quantities of chemical substances either to the gelatinous blastema or to the drops which represent the primary nuclei. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  9. In all these there may be genuine nuclei. – Jeremiah by George Adam Smith
  10. According to Mendelism the structure and development of each part of the soma is due to the constitution of the chromosomes of the nuclei in that part. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  11. It is divided into several different portions, and is made up largely of white connecting fibres with nuclei of gray matter scattered through them. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  12. 31.- A, Muscular Fiber, showing Stripes, and Nuclei, b and c. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  13. On the whole the electrons hold pretty close to their own circles about their own nuclei. – Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son by John Mills
  14. There was little danger from hostile intruders, and camp grounds were not the larger population nuclei that we find in the Fort Hall area. – Shoshone-Bannock Subsistence and Society by Robert F. Murphy Yolanda Murphy
  15. The nebulae with a continuous spectrum, and therefore- in part, at least- in a liquid or solid condition, may very well be regarded as a more advanced stage of condensation of the same; their spiral shape and conspicuous nuclei are consistent with this. – The Story of Evolution by Joseph McCabe
  16. The essential part of the cells, namely the nuclei, coalesce into one nucleus, and an active process of cell division and multiplication is at once started. – Men, Women, and God by A. Herbert Gray
  17. The changes which the daughter- chromosomes undergo in the process of producing the daughter- nuclei repeat in the reverse order the changes which they went through in the course of their progressive differentiation from the mother- nucleus. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  18. In the centre of the processes a few nuclei may be observed, but they are scarce, and stain only faintly; they have arisen from the cells of the rete Malpighii which have grown into the corium. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  19. 203. The diameters of the less well- defined nuclei of the comets of 1798 and 1805 did not appear to exceed 24 or 28 miles. – COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1 by Alexander von Humboldt
  20. Those from mammals are without nuclei, while those from birds and cold- blooded animals have nuclei. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.