What is another word for nuclear weapon?

39 synonyms found


[ njˈuːkli͡ə wˈɛpən], [ njˈuːkli‍ə wˈɛpən], [ n_j_ˈuː_k_l_iə w_ˈɛ_p_ə_n]

How to use "Nuclear weapon" in context?

Nuclear weapons are weapons that use the power of nuclear reactions to deliberately destructive effect. The first nuclear weapon was detonated over Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, and the last nuclear weapon was detonated over Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. A total of 90 nuclear weapon tests has been conducted by at least eight countries, the United States, the Soviet Union, China, the United Kingdom, France, India, and Pakistan.

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