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Fat Man

noun
1.
the code name for the plutonium-core, implosion-type atom bomb the U.S. first tested and then dropped on Nagasaki in 1945.
Compare Little Boy.
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  • The short, Fat Man with the bow-legs even had six children at home.

    Men in War Andreas Latzko
  • The Fat Man had secured most of the cargo that the water had not ruined.

    Blow The Man Down Holman Day
  • He was evidently an Englishman--a Fat Man, and in a perfect state of "thaw and dissolution" from the heat and dust.

  • He was a short, Fat Man, of swarthy countenance and tattered dress.

    The Oriental Story Book Wilhelm Hauff
  • Orville had the Fat Man's sense of rhythm and love of music.

    Cheerful--By Request Edna Ferber

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