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One of a number of small bombs usually contained in a cluster bomb and released in midair.
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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) one of a number of small bombs contained in a larger bomb
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|Noun||1.||bomblet - one of the smaller bombs that are released from a cluster bomb|
bomb - an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions
bombie - an unexploded bomblet; "unexploded bomblets known in Laos as `bombies' caused farmers to fear cultivating their fields"
cluster bomb - bomb consisting of a canister that is dropped from a plane and that opens to release a cluster of bomblets (usually fragmentation bombs) over a wide area; "cluster bombs cannot be targeted precisely"
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