Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “bomb” en inglés

See all translations

bomb

noun uk   /bɒm/ us    /bɑːm/

bomb noun (WEAPON)

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 World War II, the British dropped a huge number of bombs on Dresden.the bomb one or more atom bombs: The US was the first country to have the bomb.
More examples

bomb noun (FAILURE)

[S] US informal something that has failed: The play was a real bomb.

bomb noun (MONEY)

a bomb UK informal a lot of money: That coat must have cost a bomb.

bomb

verb uk   /bɒm/ us    /bɑːm/

bomb verb (USE WEAPON)

B1 [T] to drop bombs on something: Planes bombed the city every night.B1 [T] to destroy something by exploding a bomb inside it: This hotel was bombed a few years ago. The building was completely bombed out (= completely destroyed by a bomb).
More examples

bomb verb (GO FAST)

[I + adv/prep] informal to travel very fast in a vehicle: He was bombing along on his motorbike.

bomb verb (FAIL)

[I] mainly US informal to fail: Her last book really bombed.
Traducciones de “bomb”
en coreano 폭탄…
en árabe قُنْبُلة…
en francés bombe…
en turco bomba…
en italiano bomba…
en chino (tradicionál) 武器, 炸彈, 爆炸裝置…
en ruso бомба…
en polaco bomba…
en español bomba…
en portugués bomba…
en alemán die Bombe…
en catalán bomba…
en japonés 爆弾…
en chino (simplificado) 武器, 炸弹, 爆炸装置…
(Definition of bomb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de bomb
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “bomb” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Palabra del día

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Aprende más 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Aprende más