Definitions for kilotonˈkɪl əˌtʌn
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one thousand tons
a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of 1000 tons of TNT
A measure of the strength of an explosion or a bomb based on how many thousand tons of TNT would be needed to produce the same energy.
Origin: metric prefix
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