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bomb squad Syllabification: bomb squad
Pronunciation: /ˈbäm ˌskwäd/

Definition of bomb squad in English:


A division of a police force assigned to defuse explosive devices.
Example sentences
  • Police said a bomb squad had removed the explosives and planned to detonate them safely.
  • Now, when that raid got under way, police called in the bomb squad.
  • He sees plenty of civilian opportunities, perhaps with a police bomb squad or in the construction industry, maybe even a pyrotechnic expert for movie studios.

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