fusion bomb


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  • noun

Synonyms for fusion bomb

a nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium

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The secrets of fission and fusion bombs are several decades old.
He checks out fusion bombs in America, and also visits a fusion reactor in South Korea.
In the chapter called "The Second Visit," June's story of how she became a lifelong practitioner of nonviolence is tied to a peroration on hydrogen fusion bombs and their psychological deployment in the Cold War by Eisenhower in 1952.