thermobaric

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Etymology[edit]

thermo- +‎ baric Derived from the Ancient Greek words for "heat" and "pressure": thermobarikos (θερμοβαρικός), from θερμός (thermós, hot) + βάρος (báros, weight, pressure) + -ικός (-ikós, -ic).

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thermobaric (not comparable)

  1. Describing various weapons that use atmospheric oxygen to produce a blast wave of a significantly longer duration than those produced by condensed explosives.

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