Origin of H-bomb
An Americanism dating back to 1945–50
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Examples from the Web for h-bomb
Producing one H-bomb would have diverted enough resources to produce 80 atomic warheads.I Saw Nuclear Armageddon Sitting on My Desk
November 10, 2014
In the arena in Charlotte, former president Clinton detonated the H-bomb of the 2012 campaign: the Medicaid issue.Clinton Socks GOP In Its Glass Jaw
September 6, 2012
If that was possible, we would have killed everyone with H-bomb tests in the Pacific and Nevada.California's Nuclear Freakout
Josh Dzieza, Tricia Romano
March 18, 2011
Above him, a still from the footage of the H-Bomb test at Bikini Atoll.Awesome Surf Art
Brian Thomas Gallagher
July 1, 2010
That much energy, released in a few millimicroseconds, would make the standard H-bomb look like a candle flame on a foggy night.Unwise Child
Gordon Randall Garrett
In the past thirty years of H-bomb jitters, who had not dreamed of explosions?The Tunnel Under The World
Such power was found only in the successful harnessing of the hydrogen disintegration explosion—the H-bomb force.
Haines and his crew loaded the bulky H-bomb into the main launcher in the tail of the ship.
Not an H-bomb though—they recognized that they had erred in thinking they needed such a powerful explosive.
- short for hydrogen bomb
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