megaton

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noun mega·ton \ˈme-gə-ˌtən\

Definition of megaton

  1. :  an explosive force equivalent to that of one million tons of TNT

Examples of megaton in a sentence

  1. an atomic explosion with a force of several megatons

1952

First Known Use of megaton

1952


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megaton

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noun mega·ton \ˈme-gə-ˌtən\

Definition of megaton for English Language Learners

  • : an explosive force that is equal to one million tons of TNT


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