electromagnetic pulse


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electromagnetic pulse

n. Abbr. EMP
1. The pulse of intense electromagnetic radiation generated by a nuclear explosion.
2. A short-duration, broadband, high-intensity emission of electromagnetic energy, such as lightning.

electromagnetic pulse

n
1. (General Physics) a surge of electromagnetic radiation, esp one resulting from a nuclear explosion, which can disrupt electronic devices and, occasionally, larger structures and equipment. Often abbreviated to: EMP
2. (Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a surge of electromagnetic radiation, esp one resulting from a nuclear explosion, which can disrupt electronic devices and, occasionally, larger structures and equipment. Often abbreviated to: EMP

electromagnetic pulse

The electromagnetic radiation from a strong electronic pulse, most commonly caused by a nuclear explosion that may couple with electrical or electronic systems to produce damaging current and voltage surges. Also called EMP. See also electromagnetic radiation.
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