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megaton

megaton

noun mega·ton \ˈme-gə-ˌtən\

: an explosive force that is equal to one million tons of TNT

Full Definition of MEGATON

:  an explosive force equivalent to that of one million tons of TNT

Examples of MEGATON

  1. an atomic explosion with a force of several megatons

First Known Use of MEGATON

1952

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