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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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Fallout 3 features one of the most realized game worlds ever created.
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Adelaide in South Australia was plastered with radioactive fallout from 11 to 16 October, 1956,' van Steenis said.
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This year, mortgage banking will face as much or more grief than ever before from fallout," says Chuck, Eshom, senior vice president of secondary marketing, Directors Mortgage Loan Corporation, Riverside, California.
Order fallout appears to be driven by the growth in the number of transactions with three quarters of those surveyed experiencing an average increase of 26% in 2008.
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