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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Using nuclear weapons based on fusion as distinguished from fission.

Usage examples (28)
  • And as he found out the back door he chose a game called thermonuclear war.
  • The facility also separates lithium-6 from natural lithium for use in thermonuclear weapons.
  • The implications of failure, resulting in thermonuclear exchange between the two superpowers during the Cold War, were horrendous.
  • This article describes the general principles of a fusion device, also called a thermonuclear weapon. for more
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