bomber

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bomb·er

 (bŏm′ər)
n.
1. A combat aircraft designed to carry and drop bombs.
2. One who makes and sets off bombs.

bomber

(ˈbɒmə)
n
1. (Military) a military aircraft designed to carry out bombing missions
2. a person who plants bombs
3. (Military) navy slang a Polaris submarine

bomb•er

(ˈbɒm ər)

n.
1. an airplane equipped to carry and drop bombs.
2. a person who drops or sets bombs.
[1910–15]

bomber

See: intermediate-range bomber aircraft; long-range bomber aircraft; medium-range bomber aircraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bomber - a military aircraft that drops bombs during flightbomber - a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
bomb rack - a device on an aircraft for carrying bombs
cannon - heavy automatic gun fired from an airplane
dive bomber - a bomber that releases its bombs during a steep dive toward the target
stealth bomber - a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar
military plane, warplane - an aircraft designed and used for combat
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
2.bomber - a person who plants bombs
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
3.bomber - a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments)bomber - a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
sandwich - two (or more) slices of bread with a filling between them
Translations
قاذِفَةُ قَنابِلقاذِقُ قَنابِل
atentátníkbombardérten kdo bombarduje
bombeflybombemand
pommittaja
bombázóbombamerénylõ
hryîjuverkamaîursprengjuflugvél
bombardér
bombnikbombaš
bomba atan kimsebombacıbombardıman uçağı

bomber

[ˈbɒməʳ]
A. N
1. (= aircraft) → bombardero m
2. (= person) → terrorista mf que coloca bombas
B. CPD bomber command Njefatura f de bombardeo
bomber jacket Nchaqueta f or (Sp) cazadora f (tipo aviador)
bomber pilot Npiloto m de bombardero

bomber

[ˈbɒmər] n
(= terrorist) → poseur m de bombes
(= plane) → bombardier mbomber jacket nbomber mbomb explosion nexplosion fbomb hoax nfausse alerte f à la bombe

bomber

n
(= aircraft)Bomber m, → Bombenflugzeug nt
(= person, Aviat) → Bombenschütze m; (= terrorist)Bombenattentäter(in) m(f)

bomber

:
bomber command
nBombenverband mor -geschwader nt
bomber jacket
nFliegerjacke f
bomber pilot
nBomberpilot m

bomber

[ˈbɒməʳ] n (aircraft) → bombardiere m; (terrorist) → dinamitardo/a, bombarolo/a

bomb

(bom) noun
a hollow case containing explosives etc. The enemy dropped a bomb on the factory and blew it up.
verb
1. to drop bombs on. London was bombed several times.
2. to fail miserably. The play bombed on the first night.
ˈbomber noun
1. an aeroplane built for bombing.
2. a person who bombs. Bombers have caused many deaths in Northern Ireland.
ˈbombshell noun
1. a piece of startling news. His resignation was a real bombshell.
2. (slang) a sexy woman.
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