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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.

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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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