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hydrogen bomb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
hydrogen bombˈhydrogen ˌbomb noun [countable]  PMWa very powerful nuclear bomb
Examples from the Corpus
hydrogen bombThe heat released in this reaction, which is like a controlled hydrogen bomb explosion, is what makes the star shine.The main source of helium-3 is in fact hydrogen bomb recycling!On 12 July 1953, when the Soviet Union exploded its first hydrogen bomb, equilibrium was restored.Might it not be the equivalent of a small hydrogen bomb?The large scale release of fusion energy has so far occurred only in stars and in the hydrogen bomb.Truman ordered the development of the hydrogen bomb accelerated.
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