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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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.
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.
ERIC was supposed to stay on Christmas Island for 12 months but he was sent home straight after flying through the nuclear cloud.
Bavaria suffered bad radiation exposure from a nuclear cloud after the reactor exploded in 1986.
Sqdn Ldr Pooley was also ordered into a Canberra bomber which flew through the nuclear cloud and helped collect samples after the explosion.
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