dirty bomb

noun

Definition of dirty bomb

  1. :  a bomb designed to release radioactive material

1956

First Known Use of dirty bomb

1956


DIRTY BOMB Defined for English Language Learners

dirty bomb

noun

Definition of dirty bomb for English Language Learners

  • : a bomb that is designed to spread a large amount of radioactive material


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