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bunker buster

Syllabification: bun·ker bust·er

Definition of bunker buster in English:

noun

A bomb designed to penetrate deep into the ground or rock before exploding.
Example sentences
  • One special munition is called a bunker buster.
  • In two debates, for example, Senator Kerry has insisted that he would eliminate the ‘nuclear bunker buster bomb program’ from the United States' arsenal.
  • Development will soon start on the TOW bunker buster missile, which will make at least a 24-inch diameter hole in a double reinforced eight-inch concrete wall, and provide a breach point for dismounted infantry to enter a building.

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