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  • noun Plural form of kiloton.

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Examples

  • We needed at least five hundred kilotons, which is beyond what a simple uranium bomb can generate.

    The Omega Theory

  • We needed at least five hundred kilotons, which is beyond what a simple uranium bomb can generate.

    The Omega Theory

  • And it has a yield of twelve hundred kilotons, which is more than enough for our purposes.

    The Omega Theory

  • And it has a yield of twelve hundred kilotons, which is more than enough for our purposes.

    The Omega Theory

  • The atomic bombs dropped on Japan were primitive by modern standards: Each weighed more than four tons and produced yields (explosive output) between fifteen and twenty kilotons, that is, an amount of energy equal to the detonation of fifteen thousand to twenty thousand tons of TNT.

    'The Bomb: A New History'

  • The energy that was released from the bomb on Hiroshima was equal to 13 kilotons of TNT, that is: 13 × 4 × 1012 = 5 × 1013 joules. 1 kiloton is a thousand tons, is 106 kilograms.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • The U.S. intelligence community believes that North Korea tested a nuclear device last month with an explosive yield of several kilotons, considerably more powerful than its first test nearly three years ago.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: June 16, 2009

  • The energy that was released from the bomb on Hiroshima was equal to 13 kilotons of TNT, that is: 13 × 4 × 1012 = 5 × 1013 joules. 1 kiloton is a thousand tons, is 106 kilograms.

    Modern Science in the Bible

  • “The MADM had a relatively low yield for a nuclear weapon (1-15 kilotons)”

    nuclear landmine | My[confined]Space

  • The MADM had a relatively low yield for a nuclear weapon (1-15 kilotons) though in human terms it would still be increadibly powerful.

    nuclear landmine | My[confined]Space

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