Meaning of FALLOUT in English

FALLOUT

transcription, транскрипция: [ fɔ:laʊt ]

1.

Fallout is the radiation that affects a particular place or area after a nuclear explosion has taken place.

They were exposed to radioactive fallout during nuclear weapons tests.

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2.

If you refer to the fallout from something that has happened, you mean the unpleasant consequences that follow it.

Grundy lost his job in the fallout from the incident.

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