A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ey bom]
    • /eɪ bɒm/
    • /ə bɒm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ey bom]
    • /eɪ bɒm/

Definitions of a-bomb word

  • countable noun a-bomb An A-bomb is an atomic bomb. 4
  • noun a-bomb atomic bomb 4
  • verb transitive a-bomb to attack or destroy with an atomic bomb 4
  • noun a-bomb atomic bomb. 2
  • noun a-bomb (always, capitalized) An atomic bomb; a weapon that derives its energy from nuclear reactions and has enormous destructive power. 1
  • verb a-bomb (always, capitalized) To bomb with an atom bomb. 1

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a-bomb popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 48% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 52% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

Synonyms for a-bomb

noun a-bomb

  • nuclear bomb — atomic explosive
  • nuclear weapon — an explosive device whose destructive potential derives from the release of energy that accompanies the splitting or combining of atomic nuclei.
  • thermonuclear bomb — hydrogen bomb.
  • atomic bomb — An atomic bomb or an atom bomb is a bomb that causes an explosion by a sudden release of energy that results from splitting atoms.
  • fission bomb — atomic bomb.

Top questions with a-bomb

  • what is an a-bomb?
  • how to make an a-bomb?

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