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smart bomb

n.
A bomb that can be guided by radio waves or a laser beam to its target.

smart′ bomb′


n.
an air-to-surface missile guided to its target visually by television or a laser beam.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.smart bomb - a bomb that can be guided (by a laser beam or radio) to its target; "smart bombs have revolutionized aerial bombardment"
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
laser-guided bomb, LGB - a smart bomb that seeks the laser light reflected off of the target and uses it to correct its descent; "laser-guided bombs cannot be used in cloudy weather"
dumb bomb, gravity bomb - a bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target
Translations
قُنْبُلَه ذَكِيَّه
řiditelná bomba
datastyret bombesmartbomb
bombe guidée
irányított bomba
riadená bomba
pametna bomba
güdümlü bomba

smart

(smaːt) adjective
1. neat and well-dressed; fashionable. You're looking very smart today; a smart suit.
2. clever and quick in thought and action. We need a smart boy to help in the shop; I don't trust some of those smart salesmen.
3. brisk; sharp. She gave him a smart slap on the cheek.
verb
1. (of part of the body) to be affected by a sharp stinging feeling. The thick smoke made his eyes smart.
2. to feel annoyed, resentful etc after being insulted etc. He is still smarting from your remarks.
noun
the stinging feeling left by a blow or the resentful feeling left by an insult. He could still feel the smart of her slap/insult.
ˈsmarten (often with up) verb
to make or become smarter. He has smartened up a lot in appearance lately.
ˈsmartly adverb
The soldiers stood smartly to attention; She is always smartly dressed.
ˈsmartness noun
ˈsmart bomb noun
a bomb that is designed to locate the target and hit it accurately.
ˈsmart card noun
an advanced version of a credit card, with a computer memory, which can be used for such purposes as paying money and identification.
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