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English definition of “bomb”

bomb

noun (WEAPON)    /bɒm/ US  /bɑːm/
B1 [C] a weapon that explodes and is used to kill or hurt people or to damage buildings : A 100-pound bomb exploded /went off today, injuring three people . The terrorists had planted a bomb near the police station . During the Second World War , the British dropped a huge number of bombs on Dresden.Bombs and missiles the bomb one or more atom bombs: The US was the first country to have the bomb.Bombs and missiles
(Definition of bomb noun (WEAPON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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