Definition of Nuclear explosion

1. Noun. The explosion of an atomic bomb.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Explosion
Generic synonyms: Bomb Blast
Terms within: Fireball



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nuclear Explosion

nuclear bombs
nuclear bone scan
nuclear cardiology
nuclear cataract
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nuclear chemist
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nuclear deterrence
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nuclear energy
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nuclear explosion (current term)
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nuclear families
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nuclear fission
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nuclear holocaust
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Literary usage of Nuclear explosion

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1. Technical Issues Related to the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty by National Academy of Sciences Staff, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.) (2002)
"would be characteristic of a nuclear explosion. Radionuclide detection has historically been most closely associated with atmospheric nuclear explosions ..."

2. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon (1986)
"Electromagnetic pulse: a sharp pulse of electromagnetic energy generated by a nuclear explosion, capable of damaging unprotected electric and electronic ..."

3. Effects of Nuclear Earth-penetrator And Other Weapons by Nas (2005)
"Meteorology The meteorological conditions that determine the shape, extent, and location of the fallout pattern from a nuclear explosion are the height of ..."

4. Overcoming Impediments to U.S.-Russian Cooperation on Nuclear by National Research Council (U.S.), Security Development, and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs (2004)
"Within the project framework, the USSR experts measured a nuclear explosion's power at the Nevada test site, while the US scientists performed measurements ..."

5. Seismology, 1989-1992: Nuclear Test-Ban Verification (in Sweden) by Eva Johannisson (1994)
"For the first time in almost three decades no so-called Peaceful Nuclear Explosion (PNE) was carried out in 1989. Both the United States and the former USSR ..."

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