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  1. nuclear airburst(Noun)

    the explosion of a nuclear weapon at such an altitude that the fireball remains above the ground

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  1. nuclear airburst

    The explosion of a nuclear weapon in the air, at a height greater than the maximum radius of the fireball. See also types of burst.

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