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Descriptor English: Kiloton
Descriptor Spanish: Kilotonelada
Descriptor Portuguese: Quiloton
Descriptor French: Kilotonne
Tree number(s): SP8.473.654.692.787.668
Scope note: A measure of the explosive power of nuclear arms, equivalent to one thousand tons of TNT. The bomb on Hiroshima was of 12.5 kt, on Nagasaki, 22 kt. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Related: Megaton DeCS
Nuclear Warfare MeSH
Trinitrotoluene MeSH
DeCS ID: 35063
Unique ID: DDCS035063
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Kiloton - Preferred
Concept UI FD00060924
Scope note A measure of the explosive power of nuclear arms, equivalent to one thousand tons of TNT. The bomb on Hiroshima was of 12.5 kt, on Nagasaki, 22 kt. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990)
Preferred term Kiloton



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