Definition of Megatons

1. Noun. (plural of megaton) ¹



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Definition of Megatons

1. megaton [n] - See also: megaton

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Megatons

megatheriid
megatherium
megatheroid
megatheroids
megathrombocyte
megathrust
megatick
megaticks
megatog
megaton
megaton bomb
megatonnage
megatonnages
megatonne
megatonnes
megatons (current term)
megatower
megatowers
megatrend
megatrends
megatrial
megatrials
megatsunami
megatsunamis
megaureter
megavariate
megaverdict
megaverdicts
megavitamin
megavitamin therapy

Literary usage of Megatons

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1. Key Issues for Transport Beyond 2000: Introductory Reports and Summary of by (Paris) European Conference of Ministers, Ecmt (2002)
"The effect of non-road traffic (air, ship) is very large and often neglected: CO2 emissions from aircraft fuelled in the Netherlands is 7.7 megatons and for ..."

2. Preventing Catastrophic Nuclear Terrorism by Charles D. Ferguson (2006)
"Starting in 1995, under the megatons-to-Megawatts Program, Russia began converting five hundred metric tons of weapons-grade HEU (which potentially could ..."

3. Secrecy: Report of the Commission on Protecting & Reducing Government Secrecyby Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Larry Combest by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Larry Combest (1997)
"It worked, in fact, impressively, giving a yield of some 10 megatons. This was followed in August '53 by a Soviet test which Sakharov called the "layer cake ..."

4. The Medical Implications of Nuclear War by Fredric Solomon (1986)
"That's from 100 megatons, the equivalent of a warning shot over the heads of a crowd considering that we and the Soviets have between us 20000 megatons or ..."

5. The Other Side of the Table: The Soviet Approach to Arms Control by Michael Mandelbaum (1990)
"... the Soviet atmospheric tests frequently involved very high yields, with many in the megaton range, several equaling or exceeding twenty megatons ..."

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