hydrogen bomb

noun

Definition of hydrogen bomb

  1. :  a bomb whose violent explosive power is due to the sudden release of atomic energy resulting from the fusion of light nuclei (as of hydrogen atoms) at very high temperature and pressure to form helium nuclei

1947

First Known Use of hydrogen bomb

1947


HYDROGEN BOMB Defined for English Language Learners

hydrogen bomb

noun

Definition of hydrogen bomb for English Language Learners

  • : a bomb that produces an extremely powerful and destructive explosion when hydrogen atoms unite


HYDROGEN BOMB Defined for Kids

hydrogen bomb

noun

Definition of hydrogen bomb for Students

  1. :  a bomb whose great power is due to the sudden release of energy when the central portions of hydrogen atoms unite



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