from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See atom bomb.
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- n. A nuclear weapon that obtains its destructive energy from nuclear fission
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- adj. see atom bomb in the vocabulary.
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- 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)
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Another B-29 from the 509th (redesignated as a very heavy bomb group) dropped an atomic bomb in the Bikini atomic tests of July 1946.
An atomic bomb went off under Harry Reddington's ass.
The atomic bomb is an example of how scientists were able to turn the atom’s vibrations into a powerful destructive force.
It is an observational trip only: the children watch as the atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.