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nuclear warhead

noun
1.
a warhead containing a fission or fusion bomb.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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  • However, your comment infers that the only thing worth putting on a missile is a nuclear warhead.
  • It counts napalm and the cost of a nuclear warhead, and armored cars for police who fight riots in our streets.
  • While that might work against a conventionally armed missile, it suggests that a nuclear warhead might still detonate.
  • The kinetic energy of the wind at any instant was equivalent to that released by a nuclear warhead.
  • For example, the same computer workstation used ostensibly for animation could be used for designing a nuclear warhead.
  • As nuclear warhead levels decrease, this stabilizing effect becomes even more profound.
  • Accomplish these tasks with no new-design nuclear warhead production.
  • It counts napalm and the cost of a nuclear warhead, and armored cars for police who fight riots in our streets.
  • The need for nuclear testing increases in proportion to the complexity of and requirements for the nuclear warhead design.

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