bombing bombing  /ˈbɑ mɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an attack by dropping bombs
  2. (n) the use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists

Usage(s):

  1. A mysterious bombing campaign is sure to rattle confidence further.
  2. Thus, the SuperFerry 14 bombing will go onto the rolls as the world's fourth deadliest terrorist strike since Sept.

News

  1. Iraq Suicide Bombing: Bombers, Gunmen Kill 23 In Attacks On M

    BAGHDAD — A suicide bombing inside a Shiite mosque during evening prayers and other attacks north of Baghdad killed 23 people in Iraq on Saturday, as officials announced preliminary results for local elections in two provinces that showed the bloc of the country's speaker of parliament in the lead.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Boston bombing amputee steps forward in recovery with new legs

    Rock CenterBoston Marathon bombing survivor and double amputee Celeste Corcoran stood three inches taller as she hugged her loved ones at eye level again, after receiving her prosthetic legs this week. “It takes a lot of concentration,” said Corcoran of her prosthetic limbs. “I’m still at the stage where sometimes, you know, white-knuckling the walker. I’m trying to get better with that, but the ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Suicide bombing at mosque in Pakistan kills 14 people, injures 20

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan, June 21 (UPI) -- A suicide bombing at a mosque and seminary in Peshawar, Pakistan, Friday killed at least 14 people and injured more than 20 others, police said.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: UPI

Quotes

  1. Bush, in an interview with NBC, said, "I've expressed my grave concern about the disproportionate response of Russia and that we strongly condemn the bombing outside of South Ossetia."
    on Aug 10, 2008 By: President Bush Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "This latest bombing attack in Islamabad is yet another shocking and disgraceful attack without justification," Miliband said. "Such an indiscriminate and brutal act of terror deserves the condemnation of the entire international community....
    on Sep 20, 2008 By: David Miliband Source: Times Online

  3. Think back to August 1984, during a microphone check for his weekly radio address, when Reagan joked, "My fellow Americans, I'm pleased to tell you today that I've signed legislation that will outlaw Russia forever. We begin bombing in five...
    on Jun 10, 2004 By: Ronald Reagan Source: National Review Online

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