Definition of Plutonium bomb

1. Noun. A nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239).




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Literary usage of Plutonium bomb

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1. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"Fat Man plutonium bomb Being Readied at Tinian. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Nagasaki Factional struggles and communications problems prevented Japan ..."

2. The Gravest Danger: Nuclear Weapons by Sidney David Drell, James E. Goodby (2003)
"In 2002, it was learned that the North Koreans had not just one, but two weapons development programs, the visible one designed to build a plutonium bomb ..."

3. Much Bigger Than Grownups: Chronicles of a Native South Africanby Shelley Wood Gauld by Shelley Wood Gauld (2006)
"... War": An Oxymoron) On the 9th August, 1945, the all-Christian US crew on the Boeing B-29 Bockscar dropped "Fat Man," a plutonium bomb, on Nagasaki. ..."

4. The Manhattan Project: Making the Atomic Bomb by F. G. Gosling (1999)
"Fat Man plutonium bomb Being Readied at Tinian. Los Alamos National Laboratory. Nagasaki Factional struggles and communications problems prevented Japan ..."

5. The Gravest Danger: Nuclear Weapons by Sidney David Drell, James E. Goodby (2003)
"In 2002, it was learned that the North Koreans had not just one, but two weapons development programs, the visible one designed to build a plutonium bomb ..."

6. Much Bigger Than Grownups: Chronicles of a Native South Africanby Shelley Wood Gauld by Shelley Wood Gauld (2006)
"... War": An Oxymoron) On the 9th August, 1945, the all-Christian US crew on the Boeing B-29 Bockscar dropped "Fat Man," a plutonium bomb, on Nagasaki. ..."

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