bomb bomb  /ˈbɑm/


  1. (v) throw bombs at or attack with bombs
  2. (v) fail to get a passing grade
  3. (n) an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  4. (n) strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
  5. (n) an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual


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  1. This little aircraft is a captured Japanese suicide rocket bomb, fitted with a pilot's cockpit, steering controls and an explosive warhead in the nose.
  2. Leading neoconservative thinker Norman Podhoretz is back, and so is the campaign to bomb Iran.
  3. A deadly bomb blast in the southern Philippines' raises the question of how much the nation's splintered insurgencies might be working together.


  1. LAPD bomb squad checks out suspicious backpack in Canoga Park

    CANOGA PARK - A bomb squad was sent out today to investigate a suspicious backpack dropped in a street in Canoga Park, police officials said.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News

  2. Bomb threat made at courthouse near Fort Hood

    Someone threatened to bomb a county courthouse near Fort Hood unless officials met the 'demands' of the Army psychiatrist charged in the 2009 shooting rampage on the Texas Army post, a sheriff said Wednesday.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Army Times

  3. Bomb Blasts, Gunmen Attack UN Office in Mogadishu

    Bomb blasts as gunmen attack UN compound in Mogadishu; battle ongoing with al-Shabab fighters        
    on June 19, 2013     Source: ABC News

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  1. "Whatever side is used to bomb civilians and the positions of peacekeepers, this side is not safe and they should know this," Lavrov said.
    on Aug 9, 2008 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: Independent

  2. "Today was a nuclear bomb," said Goydos, a 46-year-old pro from Dove Canyon, Calif. "I don't know where it came from. If I knew that, I wouldn't be able to touch it."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Paul Goydos Source: The Associated Press

  3. "Is it a suicide bomber or a parcel bomb? Technical teams are working on this," Erdogan told reporters after inspecting the scene.
    on May 2, 2007 By: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Source: Malaysia Sun

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