first strike definition

  • noun:
    • A preemptive attack against an enemy, especially one utilizing nuclear weapons against an enemy armed with atomic weapons.
    • A preemptive assault against an enemy, particularly one making use of nuclear weapons against an enemy armed with nuclear tools.
    • the original using nuclear weapons to strike a country that also has actually atomic tools; considered possible only once the assailant can destroy the other nation's power to retaliate
    • the initial usage of nuclear weapons to attack a country that also has nuclear weapons; considered feasible only if the attacker can destroy another country's capability to retaliate
    • A preemptive assault against an enemy, especially one utilizing atomic weapons against an enemy equipped with atomic weapons.
    • A preemptive attack against an enemy, particularly one making use of nuclear tools against an enemy armed with nuclear weapons.
    • A preemptive assault against an enemy, especially one making use of nuclear weapons against an enemy armed with nuclear weapons.
    • A preemptive attack against an enemy, specially one using nuclear weapons against an enemy armed with atomic tools.
    • the initial using nuclear tools to attack a country that also has atomic weapons; considered feasible only if the assailant can destroy the other nation's capacity to retaliate
    • the original utilization of nuclear weapons to attack a country which also has nuclear tools; considered feasible only once the assailant can destroy another nation's power to retaliate
    • the first usage of nuclear weapons to strike a country that can features atomic tools; considered possible only once the attacker can destroy another nation's capacity to retaliate
    • the original using nuclear tools to strike a country that also features atomic tools; considered possible only if the assailant can destroy others country's capacity to retaliate

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