Pycnonuclear vs Thermonuclear - What's the difference?

pycnonuclear | thermonuclear |

Pycnonuclear is a see also of thermonuclear.


As adjectives the difference between pycnonuclear and thermonuclear

is that pycnonuclear is (physics) describing nuclear reactions caused by the density of the reactants while thermonuclear is of, or relating to the fusion of atomic nuclei at high temperatures.

pycnonuclear

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (physics) Describing nuclear reactions caused by the density of the reactants
  • See also

    *thermonuclear

    thermonuclear

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Of, or relating to the fusion of atomic nuclei at high temperatures.
  • Of, or relating to the use of atomic weapons based on such fusion, especially as distinguished from those based on fission.
  • Quotations

    * The first thermonuclear reaction was in a star; it was brought about by heat, as the description implies. .

    See also

    * pycnonuclear