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A nuclear bomb that produces great numbers of neutrons but little blast and thus destroys life but spares property.
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of nuclear weapon designed to provide a high yield of neutrons but to cause little blast or long-lived radioactive contamination. The neutrons destroy all life in the target area, which theoretically can be entered relatively soon after the attack. Technical name: enhanced radiation weapon
a nuclear weapon designed to release an intense burst of neutrons and gamma rays, with a weaker blast wave and less residual radiation than other nuclear bombs.
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|Noun||1.||neutron bomb - atom bomb that produces lethal neutrons with less blast|