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Synonyms for H-bomb

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

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He writes: "The H-bombs were 100 times more powerful than those dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
Because of the H-bomb's relatively complex two-stage design, many experts thought it would be months, or perhaps years, before North Korea's scientists could master the necessary technology.
Fusion-powered H-bombs can have yields measurable in megatons.
"Illnesses caused by the atomic bomb continue to haunt me," said Tsuboi, one of the chairpersons of the Japan Confederation of A- and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations.
1958: A B-47 laden with H-bombs crashes in Texas, but none of the warheads detonate.
It's up the H-bombs to ensure it becomes a mouthwatering reality.
Oil was the only thing the Soviets had in the 1980s that anyone in the rest of the world wanted to buy, besides ICBMs and H-bombs, and they weren't for sale.
Participants marched through the city calling for a nuclear-free society, according to the organizer Japan Congress Against A- and H-Bombs, known as Gensuikin.
Years later, after A-bombs had been upgraded to H-bombs, after the Cold War passed and so did my father, I saw Invasion USA.
Just as unsettling is the Pentagon's push for the development of nuclear-armed drones - H-bombs deliverable by remote control.
The Hove Edge club's two 'H-bombs,' Hampson, playing off 11, and Hitchcock off 21, carded just 31 strokes to win the 9-hole Fourball Betterball competition by three strokes from Outlane's Carol Crowther and Gillian Goodlass, who came in on 34.
About 6,800 people participated in the meeting of the Japan Congress Against A- and H-Bombs, commonly known as Gensuikin, while about 7,400 people attended one organized by the Japan Council Against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs, known as Gensuikyo, according to their organizers.
NEW Ospreys supremo Scott Johnson has hailed his "H-bombs" after swooping back into Welsh rugby.
Yet in the post war project to develop the H-bombs, Dr Stanislaw Ulam proved a match for the "thinking machines".
1966- A B-52 carrying four H-bombs collided with a refuelling tanker - killing eight crew and releasing the bombs.