nuclear winter

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nuclear winter a long period of darkness and extreme cold that scientists predict would follow a full-scale nuclear war; a layer of dust and smoke in the atmosphere would cover the earth and block the rays of the sun; most living organisms would perish
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Usage


In news:

Love came right after my mummers brigade, the Vaudevillains, paraded to a rather different tune-- Mummers in the Post Apocalyptic Nuclear Winter.
Make NHL pay, hockey fans and sponsors, for their 'classic' nuclear winter strategy.
Could 'Arab Spring' become nuclear winter .
As NBA enters its ' nuclear winter ,' David Stern cannot blame away his failure.
Stern warns of ' nuclear winter ' (updated).
Commish, Nix the Nuclear Winter Rhetoric.
Comet Caused Nuclear Winter .
Is Nuclear Winter Giving Way to Nuclear Spring.
A PATH WHERE NO MAN THOUGHT Nuclear Winter and the End of the Arms Race.
View full size John Minchillo, Associated Press NBA Commissioner David Stern says the NBA is entering a season he calls "nuclear winter".
An official says South Korea's nuclear watchdog is investigating a forgery scandal that is forcing the shutdown of two reactors and sparked fears of unprecedented power shortages this winter.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An official says South Korea's nuclear watchdog is investigating a forgery scandal that is forcing the shutdown of two reactors and sparked fears of unprecedented power shortages this winter.
Jennifer Ransom , a key figure in last winter's Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of Alternate Energy Holdings' plans to build a nuclear reactor, has resigned from the company.
Russian master Andrei Tarkovsky's final film finds a father and son forced to wait for nuclear winter in the countryside.
A NUCLEAR WINTER'S TALE: Science and Politics in the 1980s.
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In science:

Winter, W.: Covering dimension for nuclear C ∗ -algebras, J.
On topologically finite-dimensional simple C*-algebras
Winter, W.: Covering dimension for nuclear C ∗ -algebras II, preprint math.
On topologically finite-dimensional simple C*-algebras
Math. Winter, W.: Covering dimension for nuclear C ∗ -algebras, J.
Simple C*-algebras with locally finite decomposition rank
Winter, W.: Covering dimension for nuclear C ∗ -algebras II, preprint math.
Simple C*-algebras with locally finite decomposition rank
Remark that any unital simple nuclear TAF-algebra which belongs to the UCT class is Z -absorbing (Toms and Winter ).
Certain aperiodic automorphisms of unital simple projectionless C*-algebras
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