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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The atom-bomb newsreels on the same bill are immeasurably more frightening.
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