robot bomb


noun

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

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Also called flying bomb.

Origin of robot bomb

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for robot bomb

robot bomb

noun

another name for the V-1
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