a rocket-propelled, gyroscopically steered bomb equipped with wings and control surfaces, usually launched from the ground.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called flying bomb.
Origin of robot bomb
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby robot bomb
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British Dictionary definitions for robot bomb
another name for the V-1
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