megaton

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈmɛgəˌtʌn/

Noun[change]

Singular
megaton

Plural
megatons

  1. (countable) A megaton is a unit that is used to determine how strong an explosion made by a bomb is. The unit is based upon how many million tons of TNT it would take to make a similar explosion.

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