atomic bomb definition

  • noun:
    • See atom-bomb.
    • A nuclear tool that obtains its destructive energy from atomic fission
    • a nuclear tool where huge energy is introduced by atomic fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy factor like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)
    • view atom bomb.
    • A nuclear weapon that obtains its destructive power from nuclear fission
    • a nuclear gun for which enormous energy is introduced by atomic fission (splitting the nuclei of much factor like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)
  • adjective:
    • see atom-bomb when you look at the language.
    • see atom-bomb into the language.

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