a winged, surface-to-air interceptor missile.
Military. a projectile, formerly usually spherical, filled with a bursting charge and exploded by means of a fuze, by impact, or otherwise, now generally designed to be dropped from an aircraft. any similar missile or explosive device used as a weapon, to disperse crowds, etc.: a time bomb; a smoke bomb. Also called volcan·ic bomb·. […]
a twill fabric constructed of a silk or rayon warp and worsted filling, often dyed black for mourning wear. Contemporary Examples The Cult of Royal Porn Tim Teeman April 25, 2014 Historical Examples Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville St. Ronan’s Well Sir Walter Scott Bentley’s Miscellany, Volume II Various Buddy And Brighteyes Pigg […]
(in the fuselage of a bomber) the compartment in which bombs are carried and from which they are dropped. Historical Examples Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison) Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen Dave Dawson at Truk Robert Sydney Bowen Planet of the Damned […]
noun a belt carrying explosives which is worn around the waist by a suicide bomber