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FAE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does FAE mean? 

FAE (noun)
  The noun FAE has 1 sense:

1. a device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges; the first charge bursts open the fuel container at a predetermined height and spreads the fuel in a cloud that mixes with atmospheric oxygen; the second charge detonates the cloud which creates an enormous blast wave and incinerates whatever is below

  Familiarity information: FAE used as a noun is very rare.


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FAE (noun)


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Meaning:

A device consisting of a container of fuel and two explosive charges; the first charge bursts open the fuel container at a predetermined height and spreads the fuel in a cloud that mixes with atmospheric oxygen; the second charge detonates the cloud which creates an enormous blast wave and incinerates whatever is below

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Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

FAE; fuel-air explosive

Hypernyms ("FAE" is a kind of...):

explosive device (device that bursts with sudden violence from internal energy)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "FAE"):

aerosol bomb; fuel-air bomb; thermobaric bomb; vacuum bomb; volume-detonation bomb (a bomb that uses a fuel-air explosive)


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