nuclear testing

Cultural Dictionary

nuclear testing definition


The testing of nuclear weapons. (See Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.)

American Heritage
Cultural Dictionary

nuclear testing definition


The testing of atomic bombs by exploding them either above or below ground. (See Nuclear Test Ban Treaty.)

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