from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A cloud of smoke and debris shaped like a mushroom, especially one created by the detonation of a nuclear bomb.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A cloud, specifically an ascending cloud, which spreads outward and downward at the top in a form resembling that of a mushroom.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A large, mushroom-shaped cloud of
smoke, flameand debristhat risesinto the skyas a result of a large explosion, especially after a nuclearexplosion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a large cloud of rubble and dust shaped like a mushroom and rising into the sky after an explosion (especially of a nuclear bomb)
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