# megatons

A megaton is a unit of energy that is equal to one million tons of TNT. That's a lot of energy!

The bomb destroyed a

**megaton**of materials.The bomb destroyed a

**megaton**of buildings.

A megaton is a unit of energy that is equal to one million tons of TNT. That's a lot of energy!

The bomb destroyed a

**megaton**of materials.The bomb destroyed a

**megaton**of buildings.

noun

a measure of explosive power (of an atomic weapon) equal to that of one million tons of TNT

noun

one million tons