kiloton

See also: kilotón

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EtymologyEdit

metric prefix kilo- +‎ ton

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NounEdit

kiloton (plural kilotons)

  1. A measure of the strength of an explosion or a bomb based on how many thousand tons of TNT would be needed to produce the same energy.
    • That's a 300-kiloton nuclear warhead.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 00:59