A container filled with explosive, incendiary material, smoke, gas, or other destructive substance, designed to explode on impact or when detonated by a time mechanism, remote-control device, or lit fuse
Nuclear weapons considered collectively as agents of mass destruction
they saw bombs bursting on the runway
Short for atom bomb.
Used as a euphemism for the word “fuck”, with reference to the latter’s taboo status and potential to shock or offend
Another term for hydrogen bomb.
Used as a euphemism for the word “nigger”, with reference to the latter’s extreme offensiveness as a racial slur
An explosive device containing acid; specifically a simple home-made one in which the explosion is that of an acid-filled container under the pressure of gas evolved during an internal chemical reaction.
A bomb designed to be used in the air, or dropped from an aircraft.
A bomb that derives its destructive power from the rapid release of nuclear energy by fission of heavy atomic nuclei, causing damage through heat, blast, and radioactivity
A compartment in the fuselage of an aircraft in which bombs are held and from which they may be dropped
An area in a town or city where the buildings have been destroyed by bombs
A robot bomb, especially the German V-1 used during World War II
A bomb concealed in or under a parked car, used especially by terrorists
Bomb (a target) while diving steeply downward in an aircraft
An unsuccessful dot-com company
An explosive device whose force is derived from the ignition of gas (now rare).
A bomb containing bacteria that cause disease, used in bacteriological warfare.
A thick-walled iron container used to hold material for chemical or physical experimentation at high pressure. Now rare.
another term for letter bomb.
An explosive device containing nails, typically used by terrorists to cause injuries in a crowded area
A homemade bomb, the components of which are contained in a pipe
A woman who is very sexually attractive
A bomb designed to explode at a preset time
Cover (an object or structure in a public place) with decorative knitted or crocheted material, as a form of street art
A crude bomb consisting of an oil drum or similar container filled with explosives, typically dropped from an aircraft
An alert prompted by the suspicion that a bomb has been planted in a public place
A division of a police force assigned to defuse explosive devices
Bomb (an area) intensively
A nuclear weapon improvised from radioactive nuclear waste material and conventional explosives
A small pilotless aircraft with an explosive warhead, especially a V-1
A bomb deriving its energy from nuclear fusion, especially a hydrogen bomb
An attempt to make a search term return a website for an unexpected person or organization when entered in a search engine (typically for satirical or humorous purposes) by the creation of numerous links to that website from pages including the search term
A person carrying a bomb, or who creates an explosion which results in his or her own death; specifically = suicide bomber.
An explosive device hidden in a small package and sent to someone with the intention of harming or killing them
A set of instructions secretly incorporated into a program so that if a particular condition is satisfied they will be carried out, usually with harmful effects
A bomb emitting a coloured light, dropped in an air-raid as a target indicator.
An oval hand grenade
A canister containing a cluster of explosive devices.
An explosive device hidden in a package and sent with the intention of causing death or injury to the recipient
A type of small anti-personnel bomb.
A crude bomb consisting of a bottle containing petrol and an improvised cloth wick that is ignited just before the bottle is thrown at the target
A container of radium used as the source of a beam of gamma radiation for radiotherapy.
A remote-controlled bomb; a flying bomb, especially one used by German forces during the Second World War (1939–45).
A flying bomb; any rocket-propelled missile with an explosive warhead.
A radio-controlled or laser-guided bomb, often with a built-in computer
A bomb that emits dense smoke as it explodes, used to produce a smoke screen
A small bomb that emits a strong and unpleasant smell when exploded
A bomb dropped from a hot-air balloon (obsolete rare).
The defusing or removal and detonation of unexploded and delayed-action bombs