atomic warfare
See nuclear warfare.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • atomic warfare — atominis karas statusas Neteiktinas sritis apsauga nuo naikinimo priemonių atitikmenys: angl. atomic warfare; nuclear warfare rus. атомная война ryšiai: žiūrėk – branduolinis karas …   Apsaugos nuo naikinimo priemonių enciklopedinis žodynas

  • atomic warfare — /əˌtɒmɪk ˈwɔfɛə/ (say uh.tomik wawfair) noun warfare in which atomic weapons are used …   Australian English dictionary

  • atomic warfare — battle which uses the deadly atomic bomb …   English contemporary dictionary

  • atomic — [ə täm′ik] adj. 1. of an atom or atoms 2. of, using, or powered by nuclear energy [an atomic submarine] 3. involving the use of nuclear weapons [atomic warfare] 4. having its atoms in an uncombined form [atomic oxygen] 5. very small; minute… …   English World dictionary

  • atomic — adj. 1 concerned with or using atomic energy or atomic bombs. 2 of or relating to an atom or atoms. Phrases and idioms: atomic bomb = atom bomb. atomic clock a clock in which the periodic process (time scale) is regulated by the vibrations of an… …   Useful english dictionary

  • warfare — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of war Nouns 1. warfare, state of war, fighting, hostilities, act of war; war, combat, aggression; arms, force of arms, the sword, dogs of war; appeal to arms; baptism of fire, ordeal of battle;… …   English dictionary for students

  • atomic — adjective 1 related to the energy produced by splitting atoms or the weapons that use this energy: atomic warfare | an atomic submarine 2 connected with the atoms in a substance: atomic weight …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • atomic bomb — ☆ atomic bomb n. an extremely destructive type of bomb, the power of which results from the immense quantity of energy suddenly released when a very rapid chain reaction of nuclear fission is set off by neutron bombardment in the atoms of a… …   English World dictionary

  • Atomic Age — This article is about the historical era. For the comic book miniseries, see Atomic Age (comics). An early nuclear power plant that used atomic energy to generate electricity. The Atomic Age, also known as the Atomic Era, is a phrase typically… …   Wikipedia

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