Translation of kiloton in Spanish:

kiloton

kilotón, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkɪləˌtən//ˈkɪlətʌn/

noun

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    kilotón masculine
    kilotonelada feminine
    • Hydrogen bombs (H-bombs) promised yields measured in megatons rather than the kilotons of fission bombs.
    • During the past decade, industrial fructan production has increased from 1 kiloton to 100 kilotons annually.
    • Indeed, the conflagration of a single gram of antimatter particles merging with their normal matter siblings would release energy equivalent to about 40 kilotons of TNT, or enough to power nearly 5,000 households for a year.
    • If this pipeline is built, it has the potential to deliver a devastating blast amounting to the equivalent of some 4 kilotons of TNT.
    • In other words, here is your suitcase bomb: easily man portable, put it in a suitcase or backpack, tens of kilotons of explosive potential, and technology that is 1950s vintage.