adjective. ['ˌθɝːmoʊˈnuːkliːɝ'] using nuclear weapons based on fusion as distinguished from fission.
Words that Rhyme with Thermonuclear
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.
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