buzz bomb

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buzz bomb

buzz bomb

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for the V-1
[C20: from the sound of its engine]

buzz′ bomb`



n.
a V-1 robot bomb.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.buzz bomb - a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bombbuzz bomb - a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bomb
guided missile - a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
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buzz bomb

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