Definition of water-bomber in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwôdər/ Pronunciation: /ˈwädər ˈbämər/


An aircraft used for extinguishing forest fires by dropping water.
Example sentences
  • Forest services were attacking the blaze with helicopters and water bombers.
  • In fact, at one point, everyone, including me, was gathered in the firm's common area just watching the water bombers with our jaws dropped.
  • Hot north-east winds gusting up to 75 kph resulted in erratic fire behaviour and two water bombers were bought in to reinforce suppression resources.

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Syllabification: wa·ter-bomb·er

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