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electromagnetic pulse

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EMP.
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electromagnetic pulse  
A pulse of intense electromagnetic radiation generated by certain physical events, especially by a nuclear explosion. The pulse includes a continuous spectrum of low frequencies and can interfere with the operation of electrical equipment.
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