smoke bomb

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noun

a bomb that produces a continuous discharge of smoke rather than an explosion, used to mark a target for aerial attack, indicate wind direction, produce a smoke screen, etc.

Nearby words

  1. smoggy,
  2. smokable,
  3. smoke,
  4. smoke alarm,
  5. smoke and mirrors,
  6. smoke chamber,
  7. smoke detector,
  8. smoke dome,
  9. smoke out,
  10. smoke pot

Origin of smoke bomb

First recorded in 1915–20

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British Dictionary definitions for smoke bomb

smoke bomb

noun

a device that emits large quantities of smoke when ignited
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