radioactive fallout


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radioactive fallout

[¦rād·ē·ō′ak·tiv ′fȯl‚au̇t]
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Military security effectively imposed a cloud of secrecy over the whole area, including the potential contamination of food sources from radioactive fallout. (2)
Belarus was subjected to 70% of the radioactive fallout from the explosion at the nuclear power station.
The radioactive fallout from the accident contaminated some 23 percent of Belarusian territory, an area of 45,000 kilometers populated by 2.6 million.
The radioactive fallout from these tests spurred worldwide protest.
Toshiba is spreading production at its chip packaging factory in Chiba Prefecture, which is among the Japan's prefectures contaminated by the radioactive fallout from the Fukushima nuclear power plant hit by a tsunami triggered by a 9-magnitute earthquake in 2011.
The youngsters come from Belarus which suffered 70% of the radioactive fallout from the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986.
Mike found all sorts of good stuff, including pamphlets titled "Facts about fallout," "What you should know about radioactive fallout," "Six Steps to Survival: If an enemy attacked today, would you know what to do," and "640 Conelrad 1240," a pamphlet on the emergency radio system.
as As survivors scurry for refuge from the blast and the radioactive fallout, janitor Mickey (Michael Biehn) reluctantly welcomes strangers into his underground bunker - among them are Adrien (Ashton Holmes), Delvin (Courtney B Vance), Eva (Lauren German), Josh (Milo Ventimiglia) and Marilyn (Rosanna Arquette).
To address concerns about radioactive fallout from the disaster-triggered nuclear crisis in Fukushima Prefecture, the city plans to not only check the levels of radioactive cesium in gas emissions and ash at the plant but also radiation levels in the air at nearby elementary schools.
Now aged 73, Patrick Burns was a 17-year-old sailor on board HMS Messina as he watched the deadly cloud of radioactive fallout mushroom over the horizon of the Pacific Ocean.
A new government study says that radioactive fallout from nuclear weapons testing has caused at least 15,000 cancer deaths in the United States.
Many Germans have opposed nuclear power since the accident in 1986 at Chernobyl in Ukraine sent radioactive fallout over the country.