Definitions

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  • n. An extremely powerful weapon.

Etymologies

super- +‎ weapon (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One thing I am going to mention - the cosmic superweapon is entrusted to a beautiful woman ... which adds to her mystery and complicates her marriage quite a bit.

    Jack Williamson's "Legion of Space" Series

  • They are killing more of us with firebombing than they are with this one superweapon.

    SF Tidbits for 2/20/10

  • If countries have to work together and have to work with companies from other countries, then it makes it nigh impossible – certainly undesireable – for anybody to work on an orbital superweapon.

    Think Progress » Steve King Blows Up, Physically Grabs TP Blogger When Asked About His Justification Of IRS Attack

  • The Christian Science Monitor cites experts saying that Stuxnet "can be classified as a cyber superweapon," with some suggesting that it may have been designed to shut down Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant or another facility in that country.

    Larry Magid: Experts: 'State-sponsored' Worm Aimed at Power Plants & Gas-Pipelines

  • You would think, given the genre (spy-fi) and the introduction of a nifty skiffy superweapon, that I'd be all over this one.

    April 23rd, 2010

  • She argued there were no secrecy provisions in the islands' jurisdiction that prevent information being obtained by the tax information authority which assists in international tax matters Luxembourg is accused by the TJN of being the "death star" superweapon in the world of tax havens because of its aggressive defence of financial secrecy and its resistance to EU efforts to close tax loopholes.

    Tax havens: G20 has failed to crack down, says campaign group

  • At times you are watching with eyes-widening horrified fascination for what Doc Smith topping superweapon that he can come up with next.

    Superhero Prose Fiction: Cormac - 5 Line War

  • Once again I could feel the perspiration shooting out of the palms of my hands like some sort of superhero's acidic superweapon.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • She prefers to live in a cartoon world where good is good and evil is evil, where she battles the villains and their legions of minions in sinister costumes and the only improvement that is needed is adding more turrets to the fortifications or cleverly using the villain's captured superweapon against him and where nothing changes until next week's episode where another evil plan has to be thwarted.

    New Negative Hillary Ad In South Carolina Hits Obama For Calling GOP "Party Of Ideas"

  • Now the rookie Raiden is fighting his way to one discovery after another, including the rebirth of Solid Snake himself and a nightmare organization with a history, a plan, and a terrifying superweapon hidden in plain sight.

    Archive 2009-11-01

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