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He was devastated by news of the Hiroshima bombing—and humiliated by a TIME cover from 1946 that showed him in front of a mushroom cloud emblazoned with his famous equation.
The only consolation is that commercial war does not necessarily come with a mushroom cloud.
The explosion, which produced a mushroom cloud of smoke and dust that could be seen miles away, most likely thwarted the group’s more ambitious attack plans.
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MUSHROOM CLOUD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mushroom cloud for English Language Learners
: a large cloud that forms after an explosion; especially : a cloud that is caused by the explosion of a nuclear weapon
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