bombardment bombardment  /bɑm ˈbɑrd mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an attack by dropping bombs
  2. (n) the rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
  3. (n) the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
  4. (n) the act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)

Usage(s):

  1. A day later the Israeli bombardment of West Beirut began.
  2. Syria also has hundreds of bombardment rockets, some with chemical warheads, but unlike the Hizballah guerrillas, it must fear Israeli retaliation.
  3. A Georgian man cries as he holds the body of his relative after a bombardment in Gori, near South Ossetia, Georgia.

News

  1. Danny Green Deserves 2013 NBA Finals MVP Award if Spurs Beat Heat

    Danny Green has been the brightest and most unexpected star of the 2013 NBA Finals , helping the San Antonio Spurs gain a 3-2 lead on the Miami Heat . His three-point bombardment has—deservedly—been garnering much of the attention, as the Spurs swingman shot himself into the record books in Game 5, hitting 7-of-9 from beyond the arc. With that performance, Green is now at 25-of-38 from deep in ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Condemning the offspring of Boolean logic, byte by byte

    I remember the day I got a fax machine. School board members were provided one so we could communicate more efficiently. (Is efficient communication an oxymoron?)  The fax machine enabled me to go from a couple of phone calls and one meeting a week to a daily bombardment of questions, opinions and comments, all of which seemed to require responses. I eventually gave the fax machine back. 
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Sentinel

  3. Today in local history

    Tuesday June 11, 2013 June 11 50 years ago today NORTH ADAMS -- Staff Sgt. Robert Goff, son of Lillian Goff of 1 Cady St., has been selected Outstanding Maintenance Man of the month in the 461st Bombardment Wing at Amarillo Air force Base in Amarillo, Texas. He was selected in recognition of his exemplary conduct and performance of duty.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: North Adams Transcript

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Quotes

  1. "I condemn the continuous crimes committed by the Zionist occupation against our people," Haniyeh said, in a statement released Thursday. "The assassinations and the bombardment of civil and governmental buildings is not going to weaken the...
    on Feb 28, 2006 By: Ismail Haniyeh Source: 940 News

  2. Earlier in the day, the Bush administration announced new sanctions against Iran and Republican candidate Mitt Romney said he would consider a military blockade or "bombardment of some kind" to prevent Iran from gaining a nuclear weapon.
    on Oct 25, 2007 By: Mitt Romney Source: San Diego Union Tribune

  3. "You are going to get a lot of bombardment from fans, friends and family who are going to doubt and question you. But you've got to have the internal resolve to stick with what you believe is going to be right," said Woods.
    on Aug 8, 2009 By: Tiger Wood Source: The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

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