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fallout

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noun fall·out \ˈfȯ-ˌlau̇t\

Medical Definition of fallout

  1. 1:  the often radioactive particles stirred up by or resulting from a nuclear explosion and descending through the atmosphere; also :  other polluting particles (as volcanic ash) descending likewise

  2. 2:  descent (as of fallout) through the atmosphere





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