carpet-bomb

[ kahr-pit-bom ]
/ ˈkɑr pɪtˌbɒm /

verb (used with object)

to systematically bomb (a large target area) so as to completely destroy it.

Related forms

car·pet-bomb·ing,, carpet bombing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for carpet bombing

carpet bombing


noun

systematic intensive bombing of an area
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