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Definition of the noun airburst
What does airburst mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: airbursts
- an explosion in the atmosphere
Alternative definition of the noun airburst
- The explosion of a bomb or similar weapon in the air rather than on the ground.
"Airburst" is a 2001 Mac OS game developed by Strange Flavour and published by Freeverse. On October 25, 2007, it was announced for Xbox Live Arcade game for the Xbox 360.
- mode: Single-player video game, Multiplayer video game
- developer: Strange Flavour
- genre: Action game
- publisher: Freeverse
- released in (14 years ago)
- official website: www.airburstextreme.com
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by Dick Capt Usn Couch, George Galdorisi
An airburst is a detonation in air at an altitude below ...
Literature 1992, Part 1 (2013)
Volumes A and B by Astronomisches Recheninstitut
A typical craterless airburst is the equivalent of a ~10” megaton explosion. The airburst is treated as a massive, extended explosion using a thin-shell, isobaric cavity approximation. The strong atmospheric shock waves excited by the airburst ...
by Margaret R. O'Leary
airburst (air burst) A nuclear weapon explosion above the surface of the earth, as distinguished from an explosion on contact with the surface or after penetration. Because the fireball does not reach the ...
by Timothy M. Kusky, Katherine E. Cullen
As the fireball from the Tunguska airburst moved through the atmosphere, the temperatures at the center of the fireball were exceedingly hot, estimated to be 30 million degrees Fahrenheit (16.6 million Celsius). on the ground trees were ...
by Tim Zurick
air The reported observation of a round's airburst prior to impacting the ground or a target (ARTY) air adjustment Correction of fire based on air observation (ARTY) air assault Rapid tactical deployment ...
by Ari Ben-Menahem
The effects of an ocean impact are felt much further away than the effects of an airburst due to the more effective propagation of water waves, and the fact that human populations and assets are largely concentrated in coastal cities which ...
by Joseph A. Angelo
airburst An explosion of a bomb or PRO- JECTILE above the ...
by Cathal J. Nolan
airburst. The detonation of a nuclear weapon at a specific altitude above its target in order to maximize the blast effect. air cavalry. 1nfantry with independent air transport.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF DAYS (2009)
START THE DAY WITH HISTORY by Steven Carol
1908–The airburst of an asteroid some six miles above the earth, devastated the Tunguska region of Siberia, Russia. The blast was ...
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Scrabble value of A1I1R1B3U1R1S1T1
The value of this 8-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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