Definition of nuclear weapon in English:

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nuclear weapon


A bomb or missile that uses nuclear energy to cause an explosion: both leaders pledged to work together to prevent the proliferation of nuclear weapons
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  • Kubrick basically condenses the progress of mankind into a single shot: bone to nuclear weapon.
  • However, this policy was never used in practise - the mere existence of nuclear weapons was sufficient to deter aggression.
  • Fortunately, the narrator survives the Third World War - one fought with nuclear weapons - to tell the tale!

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Syllabification: nu·cle·ar weap·on

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