any of numerous explosive, incendiary, or fragmentation bombs packed into a larger bomb or canister that releases or scatters them to explode separately.
one of a number of small bombs contained in a larger bomb
a hidden reef of rocks. a dangerous eddy over such a reef. noun (Austral) a submerged reef a turbulent area of sea over such a reef
a moth of the family Bombycidae, comprising a single species, Bombyx mori, the Chinese silkworm moth. belonging or pertaining to the family Bombycidae. Historical Examples An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. II (of 4) William Kirby Zoology: The Science of Animal Life Ernest Ingersoll The Insect World Louis Figuier noun any moth, including the silkworm moth, […]
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, […]