Definition of Nuclear weapon

1. Noun. A weapon of mass destruction whose explosive power derives from a nuclear reaction.

Definition of Nuclear weapon

1. Noun. A weapon that derives its energy from the nuclear reactions of either fission or fusion. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nuclear Weapon

nuclear spectrum
nuclear spindle
nuclear stain
nuclear submarine
nuclear summer
nuclear summers
nuclear terrorism
nuclear testing
nuclear transplantation
nuclear transport
nuclear war
nuclear warfare
nuclear warhead
nuclear wars
nuclear waste
nuclear weapon (current term)
nuclear weapons
nuclear winter
nuclear winters

Literary usage of Nuclear weapon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Nuclear Weapons: Improved Management Needed to Implement Stockpile edited by Gary L. Jones (2000)
"Figure 6: Simplified Drawing of a Modern nuclear weapon Permissive action link Radar Contact fuse Aerodynamic structure Gas transfer system Battery coded ..."

2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"See also immediate operational readiness; nuclear weapon maneuver. ... It may consist of all those operations listed for a nuclear weapon exercise and is ..."

3. Overcoming Impediments to U.S.-Russian Cooperation on Nuclear by National Research Council (U.S.), Security Development, and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs (2004)
"In exchange, the nuclear weapon states must work in good faith toward ... Thus, the United States and Russia, the nuclear-weapon states that were the chief ..."

4. Nuclear Energy Today by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2003)
"Physical testing of a nuclear weapon may also be sought to ensure its reliability and effectiveness. suppliers of the facilities or the nuclear material ..."

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