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.
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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
an ancient type of cannon that threw stone balls
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, […]
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