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electromagnetic pulse

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The pulse of intense electromagnetic radiation generated by a nuclear explosion.
  • n. A pulse of electromagnetic radiation emitted by certain devices such as citizen band radio and cellular phones.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A short-duration burst of high-intensity electromagnetic radiation generated by a physical event, in particular by a large thermonuclear explosion in the atmosphere. The pulse causes a damaging surge of voltage within electrical and electronic systems.
  • n. Compton-recoil electrons and photoelectrons from photons scattered in the materials of a nuclear event causing electric and magnetic fields to couple with electrical and electronic systems to produce damaging current surges.

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