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
Translations

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Chronicling her WW II service from her training at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia to her assignment at an army air field in Florida to surviving buzz bomb and V-2 rocket attacks in London and witnessing the devastation of Paris a scant two weeks after the city's liberation, An Army in Skirts is the candid testimony of a woman's perspective--thoughtfully discussing the connections Brown made with individual people and the simple day-to-day matters of survival as well as larger issues of war and peace.
There is also the Auntie Kathleen, a veritable little buzz bomb behind the bar full of the Blarney and good cheer who was a licensee herself for over 30 years.
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