bombard bombard  /bɑm ˈbɑrd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
  2. (v) cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
  3. (v) throw bombs at or attack with bombs
  4. (v) address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
  5. (v) direct high energy particles or radiation against

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. At the same time the British Fleet swung in to bombard Maktila, Sidi Barrani and the Italians' road to the rear.
  2. Nobody can bombard the ocean.
  3. The trouble with the idea is that Twitter users may not see the service as a commercial enterprise that should be used to bombard them with advertising.

News

  1. Bishop Ludden in Geddes graduated 51 today

    The class Valedictorian is Amanda Kaley and Salutatorian is Justina Bombard.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Post-Standard

  2. After five years, BECC continues to thrive

    Friday June 14, 2013 ELIZABETH CONKEY Staff Writer BENNINGTON -- Darlene Bombard and Alyson Grzyb are co-directors of the Bennington Early Childhood Center, a pre-school program formerly affiliated with Bennington College. In 2009, Bombard and Grzyb opened BECC’s doors at its present location, Green Mountain Christian Center, and began a successful journey independent of
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bennington Banner

  3. What's on Tap: Core strength powers Panthers

    The pieces of the Marlborough softball team were put into place some time ago. It started with senior pitcher Molly McGuire, who first played for the Panthers in eighth grade. Jenn Bombard, Marissa Flynn and Jess Acosta, joined her a year later. Eventually, Chaley Webber and Cassidy Morin came along to round out the rest of Marlborough's six-player senior class.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Milford Daily News

Quotes

  1. "The US has a right to bombard terrorist suspects who attacked its embassies in Kenya and Tanzania," President Abdullahi Yusuf told journalists in the capital, Mogadishu.
    on Jan 9, 2007 By: Abdullahi Yusuf Source: Washington Post

  2. "The Tasmanian devils that were coming from Dallas were about to bombard the state of Minnesota and run through us like Sherman through the South," Childress said. "That was the aura that was left after last weekend's games. All of us kind of...
    on Jan 17, 2010 By: Brad Childress Source: New York Daily News

  3. "These flight paths will bombard residents, sensitive wildlife areas and state parks with noise and pollution, damaging air quality and quality of life," Blumenthal said in a statement.
    on Sep 12, 2008 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: San Jose Mercury News

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