Definition of H-bomb

1. Noun. A nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium.




Definition of H-bomb

1. Noun. hydrogen bomb ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of H-bomb

Göktürk
Göktürks
Görlitz
Götterdämmerung
H&C
H&P
H's
H(2)-proteinase
H(2) fumarate reductase
H-2 antigen
H-2 complex
H-R conduction time
H-V conduction time
H-V interval
H-bomb
H-bombs
H-hour
H-hours
H-protein lipoyltransferase
H-shape vertebrae
H-shaped
H-tetanase
H.E.
H.M.S. Bounty
H.P.
H. G. Wells
H. H. Munro

Literary usage of H-bomb

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1. Ideas, Concepts, Doctrine: Basic Thinking in the United States Air Force by Robert Frank Futrell (1989)
"The Atomic Energy Commission's General Advisory Committee of scientists and engineers opposed a crash program to develop an h-bomb on both technical and ..."

2. Reducing Nuclear Danger: The Road Away from the Brink by McGeorge Bundy, William J. Crowe, Sidney David Drell (1993)
"The first Soviet explosion, in 1949, generated the American h-bomb, and the Soviet h-bomb went forward at the same time. A similar contest took place in ..."

3. Space Handbook: A War Fighter's Guide to Space by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"The new h-bomb, smaller and more powerful than the A-bomb, could be carried by a smaller, less accurate ..."

4. Canadian Transportation and Distribution Management (1869)
"If it is "A" or "H" bomb attack, that will mean evacuation of the population. ... If, as has been said before, war starts with an "A" or an "H" bomb attack, ..."

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