atomic warfare
See nuclear warfare.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • atomic warfare — noun Warfare using atomic weapons • • • Main Entry: ↑atom * * * atomic warfare, warfare using atomic weapons …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki — Part of the Pacific War, World War II …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”