atom bomb

atom bomb

noun

Origin:
1940–45

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atom-bomb

[at-uhm-bom]
verb (used with object)
1.
to bomb (a target) with an atomic bomb.
verb (used without object)
2.
to atom-bomb a target.

Origin:
1940–45

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atomic bomb or atom bomb
 
n
Compare fusion bomb A-bomb, Also called: fission bomb a type of bomb in which the energy is provided by nuclear fission. Uranium-235 and plutonium-239 are the isotopes most commonly used in atomic bombs
 
atom bomb or atom bomb
 
n

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