Definition of neutron bomb in English:

neutron bomb

Syllabification: neu·tron bomb

noun

A nuclear weapon that produces large numbers of neutrons rather than heat or blast like conventional nuclear weapons.
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  • For example, when President Reagan announced his re-armament programme and the construction of the neutron bomb, the Nuclear Freeze Groups began a series of protests attracting significant public support.
  • Remember the neutron bomb, the radiation-rich atomic weapon of the 1980s designed to kill people while leaving buildings intact?
  • The neutron bomb was not only squelched, but all development stopped as a matter of policy because it was even worse than low-yield nuclear warheads in eroding the nuclear firebreak.

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