Definition of bomb disposal in English:

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bomb disposal

Pronunciation: /ˈbäm dəˌspōzəl/


The defusing or removal and detonation of unexploded and delayed-action bombs.
Example sentences
  • The work of military and civilian bomb disposal experts also involves the handling of improvised explosive devices planted by terrorist groups.
  • A passing police patrol raised the alarm after they discovered the rocket which was later defused by British Army bomb disposal experts.
  • This device, received on Friday, December 15, did not go off and was dealt with by military bomb disposal experts.

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Syllabification: bomb dis·pos·al

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