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radioactive fallout


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Suspended particulate matter from a nuclear explosion or nuclear power plant accident that disseminates radioactive material. The fallout is greatest along the path of prevailing winds, producing what is known as a radioactive plume.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology — Public Health and Epidemiology.


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