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H-bomb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
H-bombH-bomb /ˈeɪtʃ bɒm $ -bɑːm/ noun [countable] informal 🔊 🔊 PMWhydrogen bomb
Examples from the Corpus
H-bombIt is burning hydrogen into helium, like a controlled H-bomb.The number of countries that have H-bombs is limited because the technology for making tritium is so hard to come by.What do you think about the H-bomb?Teller, of course, worked on the atom bomb and the H-bomb.I know the H-bomb is wrong.The sheer destructiveness of the H-bomb could force the rival power blocs to negotiate and seek ways to avoid general war.
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