fission bomb

fis·sion bomb
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fish-uh n bom]
    • /ˈfɪʃ ən bɒm/
    • /ˈfɪʃ.ən bɒm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fish-uh n bom]
    • /ˈfɪʃ ən bɒm/

Definitions of fission bomb words

  • noun fission bomb atomic bomb. 1
  • noun fission bomb a bomb in which the energy is supplied by nuclear fission 0
  • noun fission bomb An atomic bomb that uses nuclear fission as a source of energy. 0

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Origin of fission bomb

First appearance:

before 1940
One of the 7% newest English words
First recorded in 1940-45

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Parts of speech for Fission bomb


fission bomb popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data about 73% 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.

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Synonyms for fission bomb

noun fission 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.
  • a-bomb — An A-bomb is an atomic 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.
  • nuke — a nuclear or thermonuclear weapon.

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