Meaning of FALLOUT in English

FALLOUT

1.

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

They were exposed to radioactive ~ during nuclear weapons tests.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

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

Grundy lost his job in the ~ from the incident.

N-UNCOUNT: oft N from n

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