Translation of fission bomb in Spanish:

fission bomb

bomba atómica, n.

noun

  • 1

    bomba atómica feminine
    bomba de fisión (nuclear) feminine
    • The bomb was a fission bomb, created by the disintegration of plutonium 239 mixed with uranium 235.
    • Therefore, a single fission bomb, using nuclear energy, might destroy a whole city.
    • This new, hollow design used less uranium and more plutonium and created a more powerful explosion as well as a smaller, lighter fission bomb.
    • Hydrogen bombs (H-bombs) promised yields measured in megatons rather than the kilotons of fission bombs.
    • Whether terrorists could obtain the requisite weapons design expertise to manufacture a fission bomb (or to decode the elaborate safety devices of an illegally obtained one) is uncertain, although they may have tried to do so.