a tube-shaped, portable rocket launcher that fires a rocket capable of penetrating several inches of armor plate, as of a tank or other armored military vehicle.
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How to use bazooka in a sentence
Now astrophysicists have used another extreme machine to discover a natural electron bazooka that makes SLAC look like a pea shooter.The Crab Nebula’s electron launcher is so powerful, it almost shouldn’t exist | Monroe Hammond | July 9, 2021 | Popular-Science
The expectant dad walks into the backyard carrying a live chicken and a bazooka.Gene Weingarten: I’ve got a few gender-reveal ideas for parents | Gene Weingarten | May 20, 2021 | Washington Post
Once he hits eight, we can head on over to Bullets & Burgers, and who knows, maybe they'll let him strap on a bazooka.9-Year Old With an Uzi? America Is Tougher on Toys Than Guns | Cliff Schecter | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
With literal fidelity, the band members perform with an AK-47 and a bazooka strapped onto their shoulders.Are Narcocorrido Mexican Drug Ballads Really That Bad? | Jimmy So | November 24, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A WWII re-enactor is brought into the hospital when a homemade bazooka backfires and leaves an unexploded grenade in his abdomen.11 Wacky, Moving, Memorable ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Moments (VIDEO) | Chancellor Agard | October 10, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
If they were, then we could all run out and purchase a tank, a grenade launcher, a bazooka, a SCUD missile and a nuclear warhead.Zimmerman Verdict: Actor Jason Alexander Says We Should Blame the Gun | Laura Colarusso | July 15, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But with that noble exception, the foreign-policy establishment of the town went bazooka.
The bazooka-shells, like small rocket-missiles, sped through the short distance.
It was the eighth missile from the bazooka which ended the battle.
The cab started with a cough and a roar, and shot out of the terminal like a bazooka shell.Charley de Milo | Laurence Mark Janifer AKA Larry M. Harris
"bazooka shells ought to discourage anything," Davis said in an icy voice.
Simultaneously, the bazooka-missiles hit their target and flung living, incandescent flame deep into the creature's body.
British Dictionary definitions for bazooka
a portable tubular rocket-launcher that fires a projectile capable of piercing armour: used by infantrymen as a short-range antitank weapon
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