dive-bomb

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dive-bomb

(dīv′bŏm′)
tr.v. dive-bombed, dive-bomb·ing, dive-bombs
To bomb from an airplane at the end of a steep dive toward the target.

dive′-bomb′er n.

dive-bomb

vb
(Aeronautics) (tr) to bomb (a target) using or in the manner of a dive bomber

dive-bomb


Past participle: dive-bombed
Gerund: dive-bombing

Imperative
dive-bomb
dive-bomb
Present
I dive-bomb
you dive-bomb
he/she/it dive-bombs
we dive-bomb
you dive-bomb
they dive-bomb
Preterite
I dive-bombed
you dive-bombed
he/she/it dive-bombed
we dive-bombed
you dive-bombed
they dive-bombed
Present Continuous
I am dive-bombing
you are dive-bombing
he/she/it is dive-bombing
we are dive-bombing
you are dive-bombing
they are dive-bombing
Present Perfect
I have dive-bombed
you have dive-bombed
he/she/it has dive-bombed
we have dive-bombed
you have dive-bombed
they have dive-bombed
Past Continuous
I was dive-bombing
you were dive-bombing
he/she/it was dive-bombing
we were dive-bombing
you were dive-bombing
they were dive-bombing
Past Perfect
I had dive-bombed
you had dive-bombed
he/she/it had dive-bombed
we had dive-bombed
you had dive-bombed
they had dive-bombed
Future
I will dive-bomb
you will dive-bomb
he/she/it will dive-bomb
we will dive-bomb
you will dive-bomb
they will dive-bomb
Future Perfect
I will have dive-bombed
you will have dive-bombed
he/she/it will have dive-bombed
we will have dive-bombed
you will have dive-bombed
they will have dive-bombed
Future Continuous
I will be dive-bombing
you will be dive-bombing
he/she/it will be dive-bombing
we will be dive-bombing
you will be dive-bombing
they will be dive-bombing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dive-bombing
you have been dive-bombing
he/she/it has been dive-bombing
we have been dive-bombing
you have been dive-bombing
they have been dive-bombing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dive-bombing
you will have been dive-bombing
he/she/it will have been dive-bombing
we will have been dive-bombing
you will have been dive-bombing
they will have been dive-bombing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dive-bombing
you had been dive-bombing
he/she/it had been dive-bombing
we had been dive-bombing
you had been dive-bombing
they had been dive-bombing
Conditional
I would dive-bomb
you would dive-bomb
he/she/it would dive-bomb
we would dive-bomb
you would dive-bomb
they would dive-bomb
Past Conditional
I would have dive-bombed
you would have dive-bombed
he/she/it would have dive-bombed
we would have dive-bombed
you would have dive-bombed
they would have dive-bombed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.dive-bomb - bomb from a diving airplane
bomb, bombard - throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
Translations

dive-bomb

[ˈdaɪvbɒm] VT [+ town etc] → bombardear en picado

dive-bomb

[ˈdaɪvˌbɒm] vt (town etc) → bombardare in picchiata
dive-bombing → bombardamento in picchiata
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