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fission bomb

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Definition of fission bomb in English:

noun

Another term for atom bomb.
Example sentences
  • Whether terrorists could obtain the requisite weapons design expertise to manufacture a fission bomb (or to decode the elaborate safety devices of an illegally obtained one) is uncertain, although they may have tried to do so.
  • Therefore, a single fission bomb, using nuclear energy, might destroy a whole city.
  • The bomb was a fission bomb, created by the disintegration of plutonium 239 mixed with uranium 235.

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