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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dirty bomb mean? 

  The noun DIRTY BOMB has 1 sense:

1. an atom bomb that leaves considerable radioactive contamination

  Familiarity information: DIRTY BOMB used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1dirty bomb [BACK TO TOP]


An atom bomb that leaves considerable radioactive contamination

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Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("dirty bomb" is a kind of...):

A-bomb; atom bomb; atomic bomb; fission bomb; plutonium bomb (a nuclear weapon in which enormous energy is released by nuclear fission (splitting the nuclei of a heavy element like uranium 235 or plutonium 239))

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