Examples of H-bomb in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By using fusion to power a thermonuclear reaction, H-bomb explosions can be massively more powerful than fission reactions, like that in Gadget. Kelsey Atherton, Vulture, 26 July 2023 And this is the H-bomb, uh, several magnitudes more powerful than the atomic bomb. Quartz Staff, Quartz, 3 Mar. 2023

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First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of H-bomb was in 1950

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“H-bomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/H-bomb. Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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