weapon of mass destruction

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weapon of mass destruction

[′wep·ən əv ′mas di′strək·shən]
(ordnance)
Nuclear, bacteriological, or other weapon capable of causing widespread death or destruction.
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Sun, board member, NBC Protection Society, and assistant professor of risk analysis, National Chiao Tung University;
There were also ``localised shortages'' of NBC protection and detection equipment due to ``sizing difficulties or equipment distribution and tracking problems''.
As the allies advance in heavy combat gear and NBC protection suits their respirators will fill up with sweat hampering their breathing.
We got into the NBC protection sector over the last 10 years after recognising a gap in the market.