from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An explosive weapon of enormous destructive power caused by the fusion of the nuclei of various hydrogen isotopes in the formation of helium nuclei.
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- n. A thermonuclear bomb which derives its destructive power from the fusion of isotopes of hydrogen (deuterium and tritium).
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- n. a nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium
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