Bombarding



to attack or batter with artillery fire.
to attack with bombs.
to assail vigorously:
to bombard the speaker with questions.
Physics. to direct high energy particles or radiations against:
to bombard a nucleus.
the earliest kind of cannon, originally throwing stone balls.
Nautical, bomb ketch.
an English leather tankard of the 18th century and earlier, similar to but larger than a blackjack.
Obsolete. a leather jug.
Contemporary Examples

U.S. Planes are Blowing the Hell out of ISIS at Kobani, But … Jamie Dettmer October 8, 2014
Inside Gaddafi’s Harem: The Story of a Girl’s Abduction Annick Cojean August 28, 2013
Smoke Rings, Mystery Backpacks and Gun-Toting Robots: The Weird Wartech of the Korean Conflict Kyle Mizokami April 2, 2014
Palestine’s Inevitable Third Intifada Rula Jebreal November 20, 2012

Historical Examples

The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII) Various
The Napoleon of Notting Hill Gilbert K. Chesterton
The Girl in the Golden Atom Raymond King Cummings
Over the top with the 25th R. Lewis
Memoirs of a Midget Walter de la Mare
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Volume 7 Elbert Hubbard

verb (transitive) (bɒmˈbɑːd)
to attack with concentrated artillery fire or bombs
to attack with vigour and persistence: the boxer bombarded his opponent with blows to the body
to attack verbally, esp with questions: the journalists bombarded her with questions
(physics) to direct high-energy particles or photons against (atoms, nuclei, etc) esp to produce ions or nuclear transformations
noun (ˈbɒmbɑːd)
an ancient type of cannon that threw stone balls
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