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It was the kind of community she rather fancied setting a thriller in; something about a man with an atom bomb in his suitcase, maybe. THE GREAT AND SECRET SHOW (2001)The ancient contraption looked as secure from the attentions of a modern-day safebreaker as an open city from an atom bomb. A DAYSTAR OF FEAR (2001)That would be like some madman trying to build an atom bomb in his own garage. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2001)
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British English: atom bomb /ˈætəm bɒm/ NOUN
An atom bomb is a bomb that causes an explosion by a sudden release of energy that results from splitting atoms.
- American English: atom bomb
- Arabic: قُنْبُلَة ذَرِّيَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: bomba atômica
- Chinese: 原子弹
- Croatian: atomska bomba
- Czech: atomová bomba
- Danish: atombombe
- Dutch: atoombom
- European Spanish: bomba atómica
- Finnish: ydinpommi
- French: bombe atomique
- German: Atombombe
- Greek: ατομική βόμβα
- Italian: bomba atomica
- Japanese: 原子爆弾
- Korean: 원자 폭탄
- Norwegian: atombombe
- Polish: bomba atomowa
- European Portuguese: bomba atómica
- Romanian: bombă atomică
- Russian: атомная бомба
- Spanish: bomba atómica
- Swedish: atombomb
- Thai: ระเบิดปรมาณู
- Turkish: atom bombası
- Ukrainian: атомна бомба
- Vietnamese: bom nguyên tử
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