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Meaning of FALLOUT

Pronunciation:  'fol`awt

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[n]  the radioactive particles that settle to the ground after a nuclear explosion

FALLOUT is a 7 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: radioactive dust
 See Also: dust



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