fission bomb


noun


Nearby words

  1. fiske, john,
  2. fiske, minnie maddern,
  3. fissi-,
  4. fissile,
  5. fission,
  6. fission fungi,
  7. fission product,
  8. fission reactor,
  9. fission track,
  10. fission, nuclear

Origin of fission bomb

First recorded in 1940–45

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British Dictionary definitions for fission bomb

fission bomb

noun

a bomb in which the energy is supplied by nuclear fissionSee atomic bomb
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