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adjective as in atomic


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On January 27, 1996, France conducted Xouthos, its 210th and final live nuclear test, detonating a thermonuclear warhead beneath the Fangataufa lagoon in the southern Pacific Ocean.

The sun roils with heat as thermonuclear reactions in its center produce high amounts of energy.

Climate change threatens human lives and livelihoods at a scale perhaps unmatched by any other issue short of global thermonuclear war, and governments haven’t come anywhere close to adequately addressing it despite decades of efforts.

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The United States has allocated over $400 million for research in controlled thermonuclear reactors to date and the USSR more than twice that amount.

A fusion reactor, or a fusion power plant or thermonuclear reactor, is a device that scientists can use to create electrical power from the energy released in a nuclear fusion reaction.

If that strikes us as tiresome and tedious, we might as well just hang it up and trigger some global thermonuclear war.

There need to be perfect conditions for the thermonuclear reaction to take place.

Any deal is good in that it averts thermonuclear economic collapse.

The daily brief said nothing about widespread plutonium dispersal or about the lost thermonuclear bomb.

A second group worked to locate the lost thermonuclear bomb, called a “broken arrow” in Defense Department terms.

Larch put off another entertainment of small stuff, with a fifty megaton thermonuclear, viewscreen-piloted, among them.

In that year, too, tests were made at Eniwetok preliminary to the detonation of the first thermonuclear device.

Project Sedan, an underground thermonuclear detonation in 1962, established conditions for one such study.

Thermonuclear weapons, complemented over time by strong conventional forces, threatened societal damage to Russia.

It also included immersion in technology and systems from thermonuclear weapons to advanced weapons software.

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On this page you'll find 3 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thermonuclear, such as: atom-powered, and fissionable.

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