bomblet

[ bom-lit ]
/ ˈbɒm lɪt /

noun

any of numerous explosive, incendiary, or fragmentation bombs packed into a larger bomb or canister that releases or scatters them to explode separately.

Nearby words

  1. bomberg,
  2. bombesin,
  3. bombilla,
  4. bombinate,
  5. bombination,
  6. bombload,
  7. bombora,
  8. bombous,
  9. bombproof,
  10. bombshell

Origin of bomblet


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British Dictionary definitions for bomblet

bomblet

/ (ˈbɒmlɪt) /

noun

one of a number of small bombs contained in a larger bomb
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