A mushroom-shaped cloud of dust and debris formed after a nuclear explosion.
More example sentences
- This is accompanied by a picture of what is, undeniably, the mushroom cloud of a nuclear explosion.
- If you have ever seen video footage of a nuclear explosion and the resulting mushroom cloud, chances are that footage came from one of these aboveground tests.
- Why does an atomic explosion create a mushroom cloud?
Definition of mushroom cloud in:
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