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Noun: plutonium bomb
  1. 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)
    - atom bomb, atomic bomb, A-bomb, fission bomb

Derived forms: plutonium bombs

Type of: atomic weapon, bomb, nuclear weapon