A-bomb

[ey-bom]
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Examples from the Web for a-bomb

Contemporary Examples of a-bomb

  • Against the generals, the president was declaring that the A-bomb was not just another weapon.

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    McChrystal's Gift to Obama

    James Carroll

    June 22, 2010

Historical Examples of a-bomb

  • They'd go up like an A-bomb two minutes after they threw it on.

    This One Problem

    M. C. Pease

  • "All right, they could have built an A-bomb," Buhrmann said.

    Uller Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

  • "Well, it has a picture of an A-bomb explosion on it," he agreed.

    Uller Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

  • "Well, it has a picture of an A-bomb explosion an it," he agreed.

    Ullr Uprising

    Henry Beam Piper

  • It wasn't exactly an A-bomb, but the spray hit us a half mile away, and the surface wave swamped us.

    Tabby

    Winston Marks


British Dictionary definitions for a-bomb

A-bomb

noun
  1. short for atomic bomb
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