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robot bomb

n.
A small winged missile that is loaded with explosives, jet-propelled, and guided only by a gyroscopic device. Also called buzz bomb, flying bomb.
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robot bomb

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) another name for the V-1
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ro′bot bomb`


n.
a jet-propelled, gyroscopically steered bomb, esp. the V-1 of World War II, launched by ground-based catapults.
[1940–45]
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Noun1.robot bomb - a small jet-propelled winged missile that carries a bombrobot 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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