bomb run

or bombing run


the part of a bombing mission between the sighting of the target or its identification by electronic instruments and the release of the bombs.

Nearby words

  1. bomb calorimeter,
  2. bomb ketch,
  3. bomb lance,
  4. bomb out,
  5. bomb rack,
  6. bomb shelter,
  7. bomb site,
  8. bomb squad,
  9. bombacaceous,
  10. bombard

Origin of bomb run

First recorded in 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019