Meaning of “dirty bomb” in the English Dictionary

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"dirty bomb" in British English

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dirty bombnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdɜː.ti ˌbɒm/ us /ˈdɝː.t̬i ˌbɑːm/

a bomb that has radioactive material added to it so that it causes serious damage to the environment

(Definition of “dirty bomb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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