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fallout

Etymology: AS, feallan, to fall, ut
the deposition of radioactive debris after a nuclear explosion. The waste products of an atmospheric explosion of an atomic bomb may travel thousands of miles in the atmosphere and be deposited over a large geographic area.

fallout

Settling of radioactive molecules from the atmosphere after their release into the air following an explosion or radiation accident.

fallout

the settling to the earth's surface of radioactive fission products from the atmosphere after a nuclear explosion.
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Bethesda Game Studios recently released Fallout 4, which launched on November 10 with approximately 12 million units for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system and PC.
Titles featured under the Bethesda label include such blockbuster franchises as The Elder Scrolls, DOOM, QUAKE, Fallout, Wolfenstein, Dishonored, The Evil Within(TM), and RAGE.
About Bethesda Game Studios Bethesda Game Studios is the award-winning development studio known around the world for its groundbreaking work on The Elder Scrolls series and the Fallout series.