Synonyms and Antonyms for plutonium-trigger

1. plutonium trigger (n.)

a steel or beryllium sphere containing plutonium 239 that triggers nuclear fission when compressed by explosives

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2. trigger-happy (adj.)

irresponsible in the use of firearms

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3. trigger-happy (adj.)

marked by extreme intensity of emotions or convictions; inclined to react violently; fervid

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4. plutonium (n.)

a solid silvery grey radioactive transuranic element whose atoms can be split when bombarded with neutrons; found in minute quantities in uranium ores but is usually synthesized in nuclear reactors; 13 isotopes are known with the most important being plutonium 239

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5. trigger (n.)

lever that activates the firing mechanism of a gun

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7. trigger (v.)

release or pull the trigger on

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8. trigger (n.)

a device that activates or releases or causes something to happen

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9. trigger (n.)

an act that sets in motion some course of events

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