Denoting fissile material which is suitable for making nuclear weapons: weapons-grade plutonium
More example sentences
- The Conference on Disarmament is seeking to start formal negotiations on banning production of fissile materials such as weapons-grade plutonium and uranium.
- Which is a bit like me admitting that I could make a nuclear weapon within a year if I acquired weapons-grade fissile material - that is rather the point.
- If they acquire sufficient weapons-grade fissile material from abroad, they could make a nuclear weapon within a year.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: weapons-grade
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.