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  • adjective Describing various weapons that use atmospheric oxygen to produce a blast wave of a significantly longer duration than those produced by condensed explosives.

Etymologies

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Derived from the Ancient Greek words for "heat" and "pressure": thermobarikos (θερμοβαρικός), from θερμός (thermos, "hot") + βάρος (baros, "weight, pressure") + -ικός (-ikos, "-ic").

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