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fusion bomb

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Definition of fusion bomb in English:

noun

A bomb deriving its energy from nuclear fusion, especially a hydrogen bomb.
Example sentences
  • Therefore, by encasing a fission bomb within a fusion bomb, several problems could be solved.
  • From a military standpoint, the fusion bomb had one powerful advantage over the fission bomb.
  • While at Los Alamos, Teller began his own research on the feasibility of a thermonuclear or hydrogen fusion bomb.

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