megadeath


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me·ga·death

 (mĕg′ə-dĕth′)
n.
One million deaths. Used as a unit in reference to nuclear warfare.

megadeath

(ˈmɛɡəˌdɛθ)
n
(Military) the death of a million people, esp in a nuclear war or attack

meg•a•death

(ˈmɛg əˌdɛθ)

n.
a unit of one million deaths used in predicting the fatalities in a nuclear war.
[1950–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megadeath - the death of a million peoplemegadeath - the death of a million people; "they calibrate the effects of atom bombs in megadeaths"
death, decease, expiry - the event of dying or departure from life; "her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren"
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megadeath

[ˈmegəˌdeθ] Nmuerte f de un millón de personas
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