robot bomb


noun

a rocket-propelled, gyroscopically steered bomb equipped with wings and control surfaces, usually launched from the ground.

Nearby words

  1. robocar,
  2. robocop,
  3. roborant,
  4. robosign,
  5. robot,
  6. robot dancing,
  7. robot pilot,
  8. robotic,
  9. roboticist,
  10. robotics

Origin of robot bomb

First recorded in 1940–45

Also called flying bomb.

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British Dictionary definitions for robot bomb

robot bomb

noun

another name for the V-1
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