pipe bomb


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pipe bomb

n.
An explosive device contained in a metal pipe.
tr.v. pipe·bombed, pipe·bomb·ing, pipe·bombs
To blow up (something) with a pipe bomb.

pipe bomb

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a small explosive device hidden in a pipe or drain, detonated by means of a timer

pipe′ bomb`


n.
a small homemade bomb typically contained in a metal pipe.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pipe bomb - a small homemade bomb usually contained in a metal pipepipe bomb - a small homemade bomb usually contained in a metal pipe
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
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