Definition of bomblet in English:

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bomblet

Pronunciation: /ˈbämlət/

noun

A small bomb.
Example sentences
  • Cluster bombs contain as many as 200 smaller bomblets and up to 30% of these fail to explode on impact but, like landmines, remain deadly for many years.
  • We are calling on the British Government to commit to clearing up unexploded ordnance, including the cluster bomblets that have been left behind.
  • There is a significant ‘dud rate’ of about 5% which leaves many unexploded bomblets littering the ground with the potential to explode years later.

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Syllabification: bomb·let

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