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plu·to·ni·um trig·ger

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  1. plutonium trigger, plutonium pitnoun

    a steel or beryllium sphere containing plutonium 239 that triggers nuclear fission when compressed by explosives


  1. plutonium trigger

    A plutonium trigger, also known as a nuclear trigger or a initiator, is a small amount of plutonium-239, typically in a hollowed shape, that is used to initiate the chain reaction in a nuclear weapon. When compressed by a conventional explosive, it emits a burst of neutrons that then causes the weapon's main fissile material to undergo a nuclear reaction, releasing an immense amount of energy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of plutonium trigger in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of plutonium trigger in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9


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