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1. thermonuclear

adjective. ['ˌθɝːmoʊˈnuːkliːɝ'] using nuclear weapons based on fusion as distinguished from fission.

Synonyms

  • atomic

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • big

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Words that Rhyme with Thermonuclear

  • mononuclear

Example sentences of the word thermonuclear


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Today thermonuclear weapons have the destructive force of several tons of megatons.

2. Adjective
The advent of thermonuclear activity creates a intense wind that pulses from the star along the axis of rotation.

Quotes containing the word thermonuclear


1. Ms. Wormwood: Calvin, can you tell us what Lewis and Clark did? Calvin: No, but I can recite the secret superhero origin of each member of Captain Napalm's Thermonuclear League of Liberty. Ms. Wormwood: See me after class, Calvin. Calvin: [retrospectively] I'm not dumb. I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
- Bill Watterson

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