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disarmament, nuclear(Encyclopedia)disarmament, nuclear, the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations. The atomic bombs dropped (1945) on Japan by the United States in World ...
nuclear disarmament(Encyclopedia)nuclear disarmament: see disarmament, nuclear.
nuclear weapons(Encyclopedia)nuclear weapons, weapons of mass destruction powered by atomic, rather than chemical, processes. Nuclear weapons produce large explosions and hazardous radioactive byproducts by means of either nuclea...
nuclear test-ban treaty(Encyclopedia)nuclear test-ban treaty: see disarmament, nuclear.
test-ban treaty, nuclear(Encyclopedia)test-ban treaty, nuclear: see disarmament, nuclear.
nuclear strategy(Encyclopedia)nuclear strategy, a policy for the use of nuclear weapons. The first atomic bombs were used in the context of the Allies' World War II policy of strategic bombing. Early in the cold war, U.S. policy w...
Disarmament Conference(Encyclopedia)Disarmament Conference, 1932–37, meeting for the discussion of general disarmament. The first systematic efforts to limit armaments on an international scale, in either a quantitative or a qualitati...
Strategic Arms Limitation Talks(Encyclopedia)Strategic Arms Limitation Talks: see disarmament, nuclear.
nuclear energy(Encyclopedia)nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or radioactivity. In these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the re...
United Nations Atomic Energy Commission(Encyclopedia)United Nations Atomic Energy Commission: see disarmament, nuclear.
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