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A-bomb

[ey-bom] /ˈeɪˌbɒm/
noun
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  • "Well, it has a picture of an A-bomb explosion an it," he agreed.

    Ullr Uprising Henry Beam Piper
  • They'd go up like an A-bomb two minutes after they threw it on.

    This One Problem M. C. Pease
  • You know, of course, about the A-bomb, H-bomb and C-bomb because information that they existed had been declassified.

    Project Hush Philip Klass
  • "All right, they could have built an A-bomb," Buhrmann said.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • But your A-bomb at zero minus one second looks as harmless as a fallen log.

    The K-Factor Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)
  • It wasn't exactly an A-bomb, but the spray hit us a half mile away, and the surface wave swamped us.

    Tabby Winston Marks
  • "Well, the geeks did have an A-bomb," Themistocles M'zangwe said, at length.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • "Well, an A-bomb's a pretty complicated piece of mechanism, even if you have the plans for it," Kent Pickering said.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
  • "Well, it has a picture of an A-bomb explosion on it," he agreed.

    Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr
British Dictionary definitions for A-bomb

A-bomb

noun
1.
short for atomic bomb
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Slang definitions & phrases for A-bomb

A-bomb

noun

  1. An atomic bomb
  2. A car especially modified for quick acceleration and speed; hot rod (Hot rodders)
  3. A combination of drugs, typically marijuana or hashish plus opium (Narcotics)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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Related Abbreviations for A-bomb

A-bomb

atomic bomb
The American Heritage® Abbreviations Dictionary, Third Edition
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