bombproof : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
- v make safe against bombings
- s able to resist the explosive force of bombs and shells
- 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.
- Last week the President: Asked $4,700,000 for fleet-operating facilities and bombproof shelters at Guam.
- Szigeti has spent most of his musical life in London and Pariswhere he had to leave most of his possessions in a bombproof shelter.
- Kenny MacAskill in guardian.co.uk
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...
- Alan Curbishley in Sportinglife.com
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...
- Philip H. Melanson in Online Journal
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...