atom bomb


Definition of atom bomb

  1. :  a bomb that produces an extremely powerful explosion when atoms are split apart

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one of the minute indivisible particles of which according to ancient materialism the universe is composed

    :  a tiny particle :  bit

    :  the smallest particle of an element that can exist either alone or in combination

  1. :  an explosive device fused to detonate under specified conditions

    :  atomic bomb

    :  a vessel for compressed gases: as

  1. :  to attack with or as if with bombs :  bombard

    :  to defeat decisively

    :  to hit (as a baseball or a golf shot) very hard

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