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Bombing   /bˈɑmɪŋ/   Listen
Bombing

noun
1.
An attack by dropping bombs.  Synonym: bombardment.
2.
The use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists.



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"Bombing" Quotes from Famous Books



... quiet villain, whose lust for adventure had, I always imagine, been long ago satisfied by a dozen or so gentle burglaries in his civilian past. He didn't want to kill people; his job in life was to keep his master alive and well fed. So when the latter went out bombing he thought he might as well go out with him, and occupy himself picking ...
— Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 150, January 19, 1916 • Various

... of the bombers, who were then called "Grenadiers," and wore little red cloth grenades on their arms. These helmets were called "bombing hats," and regarded as a nuisance. Each man of the Battalion had a leather jerkin and a water-proof cape, and the majority had a pair of long ...
— The Story of the "9th King's" in France • Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts



Words linked to "Bombing" :   bomb, act of terrorism, over-the-shoulder bombing, attack, onset, terrorism, onslaught, toss bombing, sabotage, onrush, terrorist act



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