Definición de bombard en inglés:

bombard

Silabificación: bom·bard

verbo

Pronunciación: /bämˈbärd
 
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[with object]
1Attack (a place or person) continuously with bombs, shells, or other missiles: the city was bombarded by federal forces supporters bombarded police with bottles
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Further north, Tomahawk missiles bombarding the city heralded the beginning of the War.
  • Two years ago, the major part of the war was all about bombarding us with smart bombs and high-tech missiles.
  • One answer of course might be for the Allies to bombard the railway tracks leading to the death camps.
Sinónimos
shell, pound, blitz, strafe, bomb; assail, attack, assault, batter, blast, pelt
1.1Assail (someone) persistently, as with questions, criticisms, or information: they will be bombarded with complaints
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  • We are bombarded with information every waking moment!
  • I'm bombarded with questions and statements and doubts and sympathy.
  • From day one we are now bombarded with information like never before.
Sinónimos
1.2 Physics Direct a high-speed stream of particles at (a substance).
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A young scientist named Henry Moseley experimented with bombarding atoms of different elements with x rays.
  • The experimenters bombarded a thin gold foil with alpha particles (helium atoms without electrons).
  • These men experimented by bombarding uranium with neutrons.

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ˈbämˌbärd
 
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historical Volver al principio  
A cannon of the earliest type, which originally fired a stone ball.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Yet for all the muskets, bombards, and cannon, Kelly appears more interested in the impact of gunpowder as a technological force driving deeper societal changes.
  • Early siege cannon, or bombards, were heavy and rested in a static mount.
  • In a short time, these small and ineffective weapons developed into massive bombards.

Origen

late Middle English (as a noun denoting an early form of cannon, also a shawm): from Old French bombarde, probably based on Latin bombus 'booming, humming' (see bomb). The verb (late 16th century) is from French bombarder.

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