bombproof bombproof

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
  2. (v) make safe against bombings
  3. (adj) able to resist the explosive force of bombs and shells

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Staff work for possible use of armed force to retake Suez, according to the Brombergers, was begun in a secret bombproof bunker beneath the Thames in early September.
  2. Szigeti has spent most of his musical life in London and Pariswhere he had to leave most of his possessions in a bombproof shelter.
  3. It rests on bedrock and is enclosed by a granite and concrete building topped with a bombproof roof.

News

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    GirlPowHER participants participate in a yoga class. Working with kids is a bombproof, no-fail way of learning the art of presence, the truth of acceptance and the idea of unconditional love.
    on September 24, 2013     Source: Vail Daily

Quotes

  1. MacAskill said: "The release of Mr al-Megrahi from Greenock prison to Glasgow airport resulted in the Scottish prison service requiring to acquire, I think, a vehicle that was bombproof to avoid roadside devices. It required, as some tabloid papers...
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Kenny MacAskill Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "This season it has been quite unprecedented. It is very difficult to get your head around eight managers going in a season, especially when the top four are bombproof," said Curbishley. "I didn't see it coming and I don't think Sam did after...
    on Jan 10, 2008 By: Alan Curbishley Source: Sportinglife.com

  3. Melanson said: "With an unfolding terrorist attack, the procedure should have been to get the president to the closest secure location as quickly as possible, which clearly is not a school. You're safer in that presidential limo, which is bombproof...
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Philip H. Melanson Source: Online Journal

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