Definition of bombing run in English:

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bombing run


The part of the flight path of a bomber that brings it into position to release its weapons.
Example sentences
  • Helicopter gunships and jet fighters used the opportunity to carry out bombing runs over suspected enemy positions.
  • Most of Compton's experience was in medium or high altitude bombing runs except for some strafing on the desert.
  • The MiGs have recently been used on devastating bombing runs against opposition-held positions in the north of the country.

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Syllabification: bomb·ing run

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