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H-bomb

(āch′bŏm′)
n.
A hydrogen bomb.

H-bomb

n
(Military) short for hydrogen bomb

hy′drogen bomb`


n.
a bomb, more powerful than an atomic bomb, that derives its explosive energy from the thermonuclear fusion reaction of hydrogen isotopes. Also called H-bomb.
[1945–50]

H-bomb

(ˈeitʃbom)
short for hydrogen bomb.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.H-bomb - a nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
atomic weapon, nuclear weapon - a weapon of mass destruction whose explosive power derives from a nuclear reaction
Translations

H-bomb

[ˈeɪtʃbɒm] Nbomba f H

H-bomb

nH-Bombe f

H-bomb

[ˈeɪtʃˌbɒm] nbomba H
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ILLNESS wife and Denise Ex-RAF clerk John Ward, who witnessed three A-bombs and two H-bombs, suffered cancer and watched his children struggle with illness, has asked the Secretary of State to finally honour the nation's debt to the survivors.
Sometimes called hydrogen bombs or H-bombs, these second-generation nuclear devices entered US and Soviet arsenals in the 1950s, threatening adversaries with a vastly greater destructive force compared with atomic bombs dropped on Japan in the final days of the Second World War.
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Caption: In January 1961, a B-52 released two H-bombs over North Carolina.