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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nuclear explosion, atomic explosion(noun)

    the explosion of an atomic bomb


  1. Nuclear explosion

    A nuclear explosion is a man-made explosion that occurs as a result of the rapid release of energy from an intentionally generated high-speed nuclear reaction. The driving reaction may be nuclear fission, nuclear fusion or a multistage cascading combination of the two, though to date all fusion based weapons have used a fission device to initiate fusion, and a pure fusion weapon remains a hypothetical device. Atmospheric nuclear explosions are associated with mushroom clouds, although mushroom clouds can occur with large chemical explosions, and it is possible to have an air-burst nuclear explosion without these clouds. Nuclear explosions produce radiation and radioactive debris.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuclear explosion in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nuclear explosion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim Eckles:

    Every neutron splits an atom, two neutrons come out they each split atoms, they split four more and it's a chain reaction, and it cascades and it all happens in a billionth of a second. Boom, you've got a nuclear explosion.

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