nuclear weapon

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nuclear weapon (plural nuclear weapons)

  1. A weapon that derives its energy from the nuclear reactions of either fission or fusion.
    • 2013 April 9, Andrei Lankov, “Stay Cool. Call North Korea’s Bluff.”, New York Times:
      Even if they managed to strike Japan, the United States or South Korea with nuclear weapons — a big if, given that they do not have a reliable delivery system — they could not save themselves from ultimate defeat.

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