atomic device

atomic device

[ə′täm·ik di′vīs]
(ordnance)
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However, the credit for consistency in the policy to make an atomic device goes to all the subsequent governments General Zia-ul-Haq, Benazir Bhutto and Nawaz Sharif's government.
I feel in control again as logic kicks in - now I'm James Bond defusing an atomic device using only belly button fluff, a lolly stick and an iPhone charger.
The IAEA had said it expected progress this month on the two outstanding issues, which are related to the nature of neutron calculations and alleged experiments on explosives that could be used to develop an atomic device.
The IAEA said in March it expected progress with Iran this month on outstanding issues related to the nature of neutron calculations and alleged experiments on explosives that could be used to develop an atomic device.
Iran did not address two key issues by late August as agreed with the IAEA: alleged experiments on exploding bridge wires (EBWs) that could be used for an atomic device and studies related to calculating nuclear explosive yields.
The two issues that have not yet been addressed by Iran under a cooperation pact with the IAEA are alleged experiments on explosives that could be used for an atomic device and also studies related to calculating nuclear explosive yields.
The two issues that have not been fully addressed are alleged experiments on explosives that could be used for an atomic device, and studies related to calculating nuclear explosive yields.
Although such fast-functioning detonators have some non-nuclear uses -- including in the oil sector -- they can also help set off an atomic device.
North Korea defied international warnings on Tuesday by detonating what it calls a miniaturized atomic device, drawing a chorus of worldwide condemnations and prompting the Security Council to start work on "appropriate measures" against the North's latest act of defiance.
I think it is correct to be concerned that the next nuclear test will be somehow different and bigger than previous nuclear tests,'' Hill was quoted as saying by Yonhap, which interpreted his remarks as a suggestion that Pyongyang would try an atomic device using highly enriched uranium for the first time.
A former head of IAEA inspections worldwide, Olli Heinonen, said Iran seemed determined to at least achieve the capability to make a nuclear weapon, and the country could next year have enough fissile material for an atomic device.
He said the US had offered $5 billion for not exploding the atomic device, but Nawaz Sharif did not accept the offer in national interest and made Pakistan the atomic power.