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  Definition of bomb
  1. an explosive device fused to denote under specific conditions
  2. strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion
  3. an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
  4. throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed Dresden"
  5. fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?"
Similar Words: bomb calorimeter, turkey, dud, bombard, fail, flunk, flush it

 

Hyponyms: atom bomb, atomic bomb, A-bomb, fission bomb, plutonium bomb, balloon bomb, Fugo, bomblet, cluster bomblet, bombshell, briefcase bomb, car bomb, chemical bomb, gas bomb, cluster bomb, cruise missile, depth charge, depth bomb, dumb bomb, gravity bomb, fragmentation bomb, antipersonnel bomb, anti-personnel bomb, daisy cutter, gas shell, general-purpose bomb, GP bomb, grenade, hydrogen bomb, H-bomb, fusion bomb, thermonuclear bomb, incendiary bomb, incendiary, firebomb, letter bomb, parcel bomb, package bomb, megaton bomb, microwave bomb, E-bomb, Molotov cocktail, petrol bomb, gasoline bomb, penetration bomb, pipe bomb, plastic bomb, remote-control bomb, smart bomb, smoke bomb, smoke grenade, stink bomb, stench bomb, thermobaric bomb, fuel-air bomb, vacuum bomb, volume-detonation bomb, aerosol bomb, time bomb, infernal machine, carpet bomb, bomb out, dive-bomb, glide-bomb, skip-bomb, atom-bomb, nuke, hydrogen-bomb, pattern-bomb, atomize, atomise, zap, blast, shell

 

Grouped Verbs: fail

 

Derivational Morphology: bombard, fail, flunk, flush it, bomber, bombing, bombardment, turkey, dud, failing

 

Anagrams: boom

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: bomba   Chinese: 炸弹 and 到炸弹  
Croatian: bomba   Danish: bombe  
Dutch: bom and bombarderen   Esperanto: bombi and bombo  
Estonian: pomm and pommitama   Finnish: pommi and pommittaa  
French: bombarder and bombe   Frisian: bom  
Galician: bomba and bombardear   German: bombardieren and Bombe  
Greek: βόμβα   Hebrew: לפוצץ and פצצה  
Icelandic: spengja   Indonesian: bom  
Interlingua: bomba and bombardar   Italian: bomba and bombardare  
Japanese: 爆弾 and 爆撃   Korean: 폭격하다 and 폭탄  
Kurdish: bombe   Latin: pyrobolus and urbem tormentis verberare  
Maltese: bomba   Norwegian: bombe  
Polish: bomba and bombardować   Portuguese: bomba and bombardear  
Russian: бомба   Slovene: bomba and bombardirati  
Spanish: bomba and bombardear   Swedish: bomb and bombardera  
 
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