- atomic bomb.
- nuclear weapons collectively.
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of bomb
OTHER WORDS FROM bombbomb·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bombbalm, bomb .
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Example sentences from the Web for bomb
Policemen on the show joke about prison riots, bomb threats, and the shooting of unarmed civilians.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Even a relatively small 250-pound bomb could kill or injure friendly troops who are within 650 feet of the explosion.
The reason pilots would choose to use guns over a bomb or a missile is simple.
One day while Richards was campaigning, someone reported there was a bomb on her small plane.
Now hackers are threatening to bomb any theater that shows it.Six Must-Read Stories About the Sony Hacks, Congo’s Forgotten Colonial Getaway and Another Woman’s Story of U-VA|The Daily Beast|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Several men had been hit and half the butt of the Lewis gun blown off by a bomb.
Had a bomb been exploded on the hearth at his feet the Colonel could not have been more astonished.Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman|F. Hopkinson Smith
Perhaps he saw the bomb thrown and heard the deafening report.The Vultures|Henry Seton Merriman
When the explosion takes place, the ring contained in the bomb is sent flying into the air.The Queer, the Quaint and the Quizzical|Frank H. Stauffer
If it can get above the dirigible the adroplane may bring about the dirigible's destruction by the successful launch of a bomb.Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War|Frederick A. Talbot
British Dictionary definitions for bomb
- a hollow projectile containing an explosive, incendiary, or other destructive substance, esp one carried by aircraft
- (as modifier)bomb disposal; a bomb bay
- (in combination)a bombload; bombproof
- a hydrogen or atomic bomb considered as the ultimate destructive weapon
- slang something excellentit's the bomb
Word Origin for bomb
Idioms and Phrases with bomb
see time bomb.