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|Noun||1.||explosive unit - any unit for measuring the force of explosions|
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
kiloton - a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT
megaton - a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of one million tons of TNT