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Noun: thermonuclear bomb  ,thur-mow'n(y)oo-klee-u(r) bóm
  1. A nuclear weapon that releases atomic energy by union of light (hydrogen) nuclei at high temperatures to form helium
    - hydrogen bomb, H-bomb, fusion bomb

Derived forms: thermonuclear bombs

Type of: atomic weapon, bomb, nuclear weapon

Encyclopedia: Thermonuclear bomb