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mushroom cloud in Physics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmushroom cloudˈmushroom ˌcloud noun [countable usually singular]  PMWHPa large cloud shaped like a mushroom, which is caused by a nuclear explosion
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mushroom cloudSandro Botticelli s chart of hell is like a mushroom cloud or a child s spinning top.Some amyl too, which blew Jed's head up like a mushroom cloud.But atomic power to my generation always means that mushroom cloud.Dust is raised by near-surface bursts and lifted to high altitudes by the mushroom cloud.