cobalt bomb

noun

a cobalt-60 device used in radiotherapy
a nuclear weapon consisting of a hydrogen bomb encased in cobalt, which releases large quantities of radioactive cobalt-60 into the atmosphere

Nearby words

  1. cobalamin,
  2. cobalt,
  3. cobalt 60,
  4. cobalt bloom,
  5. cobalt blue,
  6. cobalt green,
  7. cobalt violet deep,
  8. cobalt violet light,
  9. cobalt yellow,
  10. cobaltammine

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