fusion bomb


fusion bomb
n.
a nuclear bomb in which the principal energy source is the fusion reaction that follows the initial fission reaction: see HYDROGEN BOMB

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  • fusion bomb — noun An atomic bomb that uses nuclear fusion as a source of energy; a hydrogen bomb …   Wiktionary

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  • fusion bomb — fu′sion bomb n. mil hydrogen bomb • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • fusion bomb. — See hydrogen bomb. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • fusion bomb — noun (C) another word for a hydrogen bomb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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