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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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Another conference was held Tuesday by the Japan Congress Against A- and H-Bombs, commonly known as Gensuikin.
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The Japan Congress Against A- and H-Bombs, known as Gensuikin, will gather people suffering from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant accident as well as survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings among participants to the events through Aug.
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Yet in the post war project to develop the H-bombs, Dr Stanislaw Ulam proved a match for the "thinking machines".
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While London and Manchester would cop it from expensive H-bombs we were only worth a cheapo A-bomb.