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cluster bomb

noun [C] uk   us  
an explosive device that throws out smaller bombs when it explodes
Translations of “cluster bomb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 榴霰彈,子母彈,集束炸彈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 榴霰弹,子母弹,集束炸弹…
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