Definition of weapons-grade in English:

weapons-grade

Line breaks: weapons-grade

adjective

  • 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.

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