Meaning of “hydrogen bomb” in the English Dictionary

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"hydrogen bomb" in British English

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hydrogen bombnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈhaɪ.drɪ.dʒən ˌbɒm/ us /ˈhaɪ.drɪ.dʒən ˌbɑːm/ abbreviation H-bomb

a nuclear bomb that explodes when the central parts of its hydrogen atoms join together

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

"hydrogen bomb" in American English

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hydrogen bombnoun [ C ]

us /ˈhɑɪ·drə·dʒən ˈbɑm/ also H-bomb

a type of nuclear bomb

(Definition of “hydrogen bomb” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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