Definition of cluster bomb in English:

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cluster bomb

Pronunciation: /ˈkləstər ˌbäm/


A bomb that releases a number of projectiles on impact to injure or damage personnel and vehicles.
Example sentences
  • The sole instance that bears a distinct resemblance to modern techniques is the scorpion bomb - the very name conjures an image of a cluster bomb delivering stinging poisonous fragments onto the enemy.
  • Armed with 1,000 pound high explosive and cluster bomb warheads, the missiles have ranges of 500-700 kilometers.
  • The fragments of shrapnel from a cluster bomb were picked from his chest.

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Syllabification: clus·ter bomb

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