Contemporary Examples

Against the generals, the president was declaring that the A-bomb was not just another weapon.
McChrystal’s Gift to Obama James Carroll June 21, 2010

Historical Examples

“Well, it has a picture of an A-bomb explosion an it,” he agreed.
Ullr Uprising Henry Beam Piper

They’d go up like an A-bomb two minutes after they threw it on.
This One Problem M. C. Pease

You know, of course, about the A-bomb, H-bomb and C-bomb because information that they existed had been declassified.
Project Hush Philip Klass

“All right, they could have built an A-bomb,” Buhrmann said.
Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

But your A-bomb at zero minus one second looks as harmless as a fallen log.
The K-Factor Harry Harrison (AKA Henry Maxwell Dempsey)

It wasn’t exactly an A-bomb, but the spray hit us a half mile away, and the surface wave swamped us.
Tabby Winston Marks

“Well, the geeks did have an A-bomb,” Themistocles M’zangwe said, at length.
Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

“Well, an A-bomb’s a pretty complicated piece of mechanism, even if you have the plans for it,” Kent Pickering said.
Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

“Well, it has a picture of an A-bomb explosion on it,” he agreed.
Uller Uprising Henry Beam Piper, John D. Clark and John F. Carr

short for atomic bomb


An atomic bomb
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A combination of drugs, typically marijuana or hashish plus opium (Narcotics)

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