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megatonnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmeɡ.ə.tʌn/
a ​unit that has the same ​value as the ​forceproduced by 1,000,000 tons of TNT (= an ​explosive), used for ​measuring the ​power of ​explosions, ​especiallynuclearexplosions
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