- (in the fuselage of a bomber) the compartment in which bombs are carried and from which they are dropped.
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Even now, the bomb-bay doors were opening; armed H-bombs hung above the planet, held in place only by their shackles.Planet of the Damned
Supposing you hadn't gone back to work the guns, and looked into the bomb-bay?
And he could see that the swirling smoke inside the bomb-bay was tinted by fire.
Even now the bomb-bay doors were opening, armed H-bombs hung above the planet, held in place only by their shackles.Sense of Obligation
Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
Then, as though still in a trance, Dawson reached out and pushed the button that closed the bomb-bay doors.