American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See atom bomb.
- n. always, capitalized An atomic bomb; a weapon that derives its energy from nuclear reactions and has enormous destructive power.
- v. always, capitalized Atom-bomb; to bomb with an atom-bomb.
- n. a nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239)
- Shortened form of atomic bomb. (Wiktionary)
“This leads him to the children of Dr. Felix Hoenikker, one of the inventors of the A-bomb who, as it turns out, later created ice-nine, a substance capable of freezing the entire world.”
“Yet in some ways, Nagasaki is the modern A-bomb city.”
“- Ever wondered what would happen if an invading power suddenly attacked the gorgeous, summer-green mountains of Appalachia with massive bombs that together equaled the explosive power of the Hiroshima A-bomb, each and every week?”
“Fat Man was the A-bomb that hit Nagasaki exdem_from_miami”
“At Hiroshima Stadium, for decades, you got the A-bomb Dome over your shoulder.”
“That junk theory about Braid being about the A-bomb is still going around?”
“The site of the world's first A-bomb attack observed a moment of silence at 8:15 a.m.”
“He explained that the A-bomb allowed the US to end the war faster with fewer American casualties.”
“Still, Knowles says, whether talking to A-bomb or quake survivors, she is struck by "the ability of the human spirit to be resilient and overcome.”
“To use the A-bomb would be to not only start WWIII but the end to the world.”
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