Definition of Bombproof

1. Noun. A chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids.

Exact synonyms: Air-raid Shelter, Bomb Shelter
Generic synonyms: Chamber



2. Verb. Make safe against bombings.
Generic synonyms: Proof

3. Adjective. Able to resist the explosive force of bombs and shells. "Bombproof shelter"
Exact synonyms: Shellproof
Similar to: Invulnerable

Definition of Bombproof

1. a. Secure against the explosive force of bombs.

Definition of Bombproof

1. Noun. An air-raid shelter, a structure designed to give protection against air raids and bombs. ¹

2. Adjective. Sufficiently strong to resist the effects of a blast from a bomb. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bombproof

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombproof

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bomblets
bomblike
bombload
bombloads
bombmaker
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bombo
bombogenesis
bomboora
bombooras
bombora
bomboras
bombos
bombproof (current term)
bombproofed
bombproofing
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bombs
bombshell
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bombsight
bombsights
bombsite
bombsites
bombycid
bombycid moth
bombycids
bombycine

Literary usage of Bombproof

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1. The Defense of Charleston Harbor: Including Fort Sumter and the Adjacent by John Johnson (1890)
"The commissary storehouse was in the bombproof on the gorge. On the north-west face the whole lower tier of casemates and four of the second tier were ..."

2. American Bastile: A History of the Illegal Arrests and Imprisonment of by John A. Marshall (1881)
"The particular part of the Fort, into which these unoffending citizens of Columbia County were thrust, was bombproof No. 3, the dimensions of which are ..."

3. American Bastile: A History of the Illegal Arrests and Imprisonment of by John A. Marshall (1869)
"The particular part of the Fort, into which these unoffending citizens of Columbia County were thrust, was bombproof No. 3, the dimensions of which are ..."

4. Chronicles of the Cape Fear River, 1660-1916 by James Sprunt (1916)
"From the bombproof a series of batteries extended for three-quarters of a mile ... On the line was a bombproof electric battery connected with a system of ..."

5. Official Records of the Union and Confederate Navies in the War of the Rebellion by United States Naval War Records Office (1898)
"... in the way of keeping Fort Powhatan harmless, the guns should be certainly spiked, the carriages certainly destroyed, and the magazines and bombproof ..."

6. The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Miscellany (1819)
"It is surrounded by bombproof apartments, with arcades in front, ... »lid the bombproof» going fast to ruin. How agreeably surprised was [ to find this ..."

7. Battlefields of the Civil War, Vol. II by Blair Howard (1995)
"Stop 5: The Center bombproof Go on in and look around. This bombproof shelter had many uses. Not only was it designed as a shelter against falling shells ..."

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