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nuclear device

[′nü·klē·ər di′vīs]
(nucleonics)
A nuclear explosive used for peaceful purposes, tests, or experiments.
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The Foreign Secretary said: If a nuclear device has been detonated by North Korea, this is a grave breach of UN Security Council resolutions and a provocation which I condemn without reservation.
Reports of ISIS having a nuclear device have alarmed the UN Ambassador to Iraq Mohamed Ali Alhakin.
From an Irish point of view, there are quite a lot of Irish people living in that region now and there could be a number of airline catastrophes should North Korea detonate a nuclear device.
The proposed operation understated how difficult it would be to engineer a nuclear device in someone's garage, particularly for a terrorist group that must operate clandestinely and with limited resources in a target country.
He asked how the British government would respond if terrorists exploded a nuclear device at home.
The greatest risk to shipping, the report said, would be a nuclear device smuggled into the United States in a shipping container.
Meanwhile, the North Koreans announced that they considered the sanctions a "declaration of war," and there were indications that they intended to test a second nuclear device.
Schieffer's remark comes amid speculation that a second test will be or has been carried out by the North, following the one in which the North claimed to have tested its first nuclear device on Monday.
On Iran, the jury is still out, but intelligence estimates indicate that it would be at least five years before the Iranians could produce even a single nuclear device.
A WOLVERHAMPTON man made a drunken call to the former BBC HQ claiming he had planted a nuclear device, Birmingham Crown Court heard.
Not only will Iran soon develop a deliverable nuclear device, he promises, but the first hit will be Israel.
When you get through, you say, 'If I could just get a nuclear device inside Foggy Bottom [the location of the U.

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