nuclear cloud


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nuclear cloud

[′nü·klē·ər ′klau̇d]
(nucleonics)
The cloud of dust and gas formed from the debris of a nuclear explosion.
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Nuclear clouds go off in Kurelek's paintings; "murder" (abortion) is condoned and made easy.
Skeet Ulrich is prodigal son Jake, visiting the small Kansas town of Jericho after an unexplained five-year absence when the show delivers its money shot--a kid perched on the roof, watching a nuclear cloud bubble outward on the horizon.
The creation and imparting of light (a longtime literal and figurative topic of painting) is the subject of Trafo, 2003, yet here one of the paper lanterns being lit by the main figure seems to have ignited and become part of a nuclear cloud.
My father fought in World War II and I was brought up under the nuclear cloud of the Cold War,daily watching the horrors of Vietnam on the TV screen.
Listen, if I pay my premium in full by April and my insurance company disappears in a nuclear cloud in May, do you think I would still be covered?
THE children of Chernobyl will live under a nuclear cloud for the rest of their lives.
After several decades of this nuclear mayhem, including some 2,040 test explosions, the atomic powers' sudden enthusiasm for test bans and "mutual restraint" seems, to countries that have lived under their nuclear cloud, disingenuous at best.
As the nuclear cloud veered first up to Sweden, then down to Italy, a desperate thirst for information competed with my wish to screen out the overwhelming reports.
She wonders as she lives that day's structure: What is the smart two-headedness of science that is beautifully, delicately repairing her brother's brain while it has let descend on the small body of her granddaughter the poisonous nuclear cloud out of Chernobyl?
com/video in Berlin along with Manuwangku under the Nuclear Cloud, a new photographic exhibition documenting the country and community impacted by the dump plan that is set to tour Australia in 2012.
She also found his crew were told not to talk about tracking a nuclear cloud over Australia.
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