ground zero definition

  • noun:
    • The target of a projectile, particularly a missile or bomb.
    • your website right here, directly above, or at the point of detonation of a nuclear gun.
    • The center of rapid or intense development or change: "The neighborhood scarcely existed five years ago, but today it is the ground zero from which designer shops and restaurants radiateā€ ( Robert Clark).
    • The starting point or most rudimentary amount: My client didn't like my initial styles, therefore I gone back to floor zero.
    • the purpose in the land or water area below, above, or where an atomic or nuclear bomb detonates
    • The location of every catastrophe
    • the mark of a projectile (as a bomb or missile)
    • your website of the World Trade Center before it was damaged
    • the idea of detonation (or above or below) of a nuclear weapon

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