Example sentences for: plutonium

How can you use “plutonium” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Strong reviews for this collection of stories set in Soviet Russia: These "crafty, nerve-rattling tales are among the most unusual and interesting now being written" ( Kirkus Reviews ). Characters range from a nuclear reactor employee who tries to steal and sell the plutonium of the title in order to support his family after he gets radiation poisoning, to a girl who is convinced there is a link between her onset of puberty and the death of Stalin.

  • It's happening this week with the revelations about the workers in the federally owned bomb factory in Paducah, Kentucky, who were unknowingly exposed to plutonium for decades.

  • Today, alas, what comes to mind is a couple of bad baritones from the Red Army Chorus, drunk on antifreeze, trying to convince some Iraqi guy that their music stands are made of plutonium and worth a few bucks.

  • The Washington Post goes with the finding of American experts that Russia's economic crisis has left its stocks of uranium and plutonium increasingly vulnerable to theft and diversion.

  • The NYT says the summit turned out to have more substantive results than were predicted: an arms accord providing for the sharing of nuclear missile launch warning data and the disposal of bomb-grade plutonium.

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