e-bomb


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e-bomb

(ē′-bŏm′)
n.
A bomb that generates a strong electromagnetic pulse in the microwave frequency range, used to destroy or disrupt electronic equipment. Also called electromagnetic bomb, microwave bomb.

e-bomb

An unusually damaging computer virus.
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Noun1.e-bomb - a bomb that explodes in midair and releases a massive burst of electromagnetic energy sufficient to disable computers and telecommunications without killing people or damaging buildingsE-bomb - a bomb that explodes in midair and releases a massive burst of electromagnetic energy sufficient to disable computers and telecommunications without killing people or damaging buildings
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
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Students of future weapons will enjoy the final sections of The E-Bomb, which examine such developments as fiber-optic lasers and terahertz usage of the spectrum.
Previous e-bomb designs were based on explosively driven magnetic flux compression generators.
Perhaps the most significant aspect of The E-Bomb is its detailed analysis of the history of the development of directed-energy technologies.