the part of a bombing mission between the sighting of the target or its identification by electronic instruments and the release of the bombs.
a bomb. something or someone having a sudden and sensational effect: The news of his resignation was a bombshell. Contemporary Examples Marianne Gingrich Interview Casts Doubts on Newt’s New Image Margaret Carlson January 19, 2012 European Finance Ministers Talk Tough About Bank Bailouts. Does It Matter? Megan McArdle March 25, 2013 If The Peace Talks […]
a room or area, usually underground, especially reinforced against the effects of bombs, used as a shelter during an air raid.
(in an aircraft) an instrument for aiming bombs at a target, especially a device that can assume complete control of the aircraft during a bombing run, can automatically compensate for speed, winds, etc., and can guide the release of bombs for maximum accuracy in striking the target. Contemporary Examples The Story of the American Journalists […]
noun an area where the buildings have been destroyed by bombs