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  • n  an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
  • n  strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
  • n  an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual
  • v  throw bombs at or attack with bombs
    The Americans bombed Dresden
  • v  fail to get a passing grade

  • President Valry Giscard d'Estaing announced last month that France had tested its own Enhanced Radiation Weapon (ERW), commonly known as the neutron bomb.
  • Leading neoconservative thinker Norman Podhoretz is back, and so is the campaign to bomb Iran.
  • 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.
News & Articles


  • Sergey Lavrov in Independent
    Whatever side is used to bomb civilians and the positions of peacekeepers, this side is not safe and they should know this,Lavrov said.
  • Paul Goydos in The Associated Press
    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."
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Malaysia Sun
    Is it a suicide bomber or a parcel bomb? Technical teams are working on this,Erdogan told reporters after inspecting the scene.

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