- atomic bomb.
- nuclear weapons collectively.
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Bomb . . . has a lot of different meanings, depending on the context.
Origin of bomb
OTHER WORDS FROM bombbomb·a·ble, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH bombbalm, bomb
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How to use bomb in a sentence
Its macros are pretty well-balanced, so it feels less like a sugar or protein bomb and more like a meal.These Are Our Editors' Go-To Ski Lunches|Ula Chrobak|February 9, 2021|Outside Online
The solution is that someone has to drop a clarity bomb so that you can reset and get around this downward spiral of weirdness.Is the Sex Solution Worse Than the Sex Problem?|Eugene Robinson|February 2, 2021|Ozy
While in the service, Bechtol handled 1,000-pound precision-guided bombs.The Boogaloo Bois Have Guns, Criminal Records and Military Training. Now They Want to Overthrow the Government.|by A.C. Thompson, ProPublica, and Lila Hassan and Karim Hajj, FRONTLINE|February 1, 2021|ProPublica
People feared that if the Soviets could shoot probes around the Earth and Moon, they could easily drop a nuclear bomb onto Washington or Los Angeles.Lunik: Inside the CIA’s audacious plot to steal a Soviet satellite|Bobbie Johnson|January 28, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The FLQ, which had carried out a string of bombings, executed its most notorious attack the next year, detonating a bomb at the Montreal Stock Exchange that injured dozens.James Cross, British diplomat kidnapped by Quebec separatists, dies at 99 of covid-19|Emily Langer|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
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
But I think Steve Austin has to team up with a Japanese holdout to stop a nuclear bomb from going off or something.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the middle of all of that past suffering and present-day conflict, this Cosby bomb was dropped.Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers|Stereo Williams|January 8, 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.
More like bomb-shells, military mines, torpedoes, and nitroglycerine trains.
The trench mortars—bomb guns they call them—will be ready in Japan in two and a half months' time.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
That boy shows old Rachels blood, soliloquized the mistress of Wavertree Hall; he would not run if there were a bomb under him!Those Dale Girls|Frank Weston Carruth
Villeroi's reply was to commence the bombardment at once, and forthwith bomb-shells and red-hot shot came pouring on the town.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
For instance, the Master Cook has a party of bomb-throwers formed from among the cooks.Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie|George Brenton Laurie
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
Other Idioms and Phrases with bomb
see time bomb.