Definition of Bombsight

1. Noun. A sighting device in an aircraft for aiming bombs.

Generic synonyms: Sights



Definition of Bombsight

1. Noun. A device which allows bombs to be accurately dropped from moving aircraft so as to hit a desired target. ¹

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Definition of Bombsight

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombsight

bombmaking
bombo
bombogenesis
bomboora
bombooras
bombora
bomboras
bombos
bombproof
bombproofed
bombproofing
bombproofs
bombs
bombshells
bombsight (current term)
bombsights
bombsite
bombsites
bombycid
bombycid moth
bombycids
bombycine
bombycinous
bombycoid
bombykol
bombykols
bombylious
bombyx
bombyxes

Literary usage of Bombsight

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1. Secrecy: Report of the Commission on Protecting & Reducing Government Secrecyby Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Larry Combest by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Larry Combest (1997)
"Soon actual "bombers" were developed; for which the all-important appurtenance was the "bombsight." In the 1920s an American inventor, Carl L. Norden, ..."

2. Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939 by Maurer Maurer (1987)
"*N& Case History of Sl bombsight and A-5 Automatic Pilot, January 1936- May 1945. 2 vols. ... Case History of Norden bombsight and Cl Automatic Pilot, ..."

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