Definition of Bomb

1. Noun. An explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions.

2. Verb. Throw bombs at or attack with bombs. "The Americans bombed Dresden"

3. Noun. Strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion.
Exact synonyms: Bomb Calorimeter
Generic synonyms: Calorimeter

4. Verb. Fail to get a passing grade. "Did I fail the test?"
Exact synonyms: Fail, Flunk, Flush It
Related verbs: Fail, Fail
Derivative terms: Failing
Antonyms: Pass

5. Noun. An event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual. "The meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned"
Exact synonyms: Dud, Turkey
Generic synonyms: Bust, Fizzle, Flop

Definition of Bomb

1. n. A great noise; a hollow sound.

2. v. t. To bombard.

3. v. i. To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound.

Definition of Bomb

1. Noun. (informal) The atomic bomb; the capacity to launch a nuclear attack. Often used with “the”. ¹

2. Noun. An explosive device used or intended as a weapon. ¹

3. Noun. (slang) A failure; an unpopular commercial product. ¹

4. Noun. (US Australia informal) A car in poor condition. ¹

5. Noun. (UK slang) A large amount of money, a fortune. ¹

6. Noun. (chiefly British slang) A success; the bomb. ¹

7. Noun. (chiefly British slang) A very attractive woman; a bombshell. ¹

8. Noun. (often in combination) An action or statement that causes a strong reaction. ¹

9. Noun. (dated) The atomic bomb. ¹

10. Noun. (American football slang) A long forward pass. ¹

11. Noun. (chemistry) A heavy-walled container designed to permit chemical reactions under high pressure. ¹

12. Noun. (informal) A jump into water in a squatting position, with the arms wrapped around the legs, for maximum splashing. ¹

13. Verb. (transitive intransitive) To attack using one or more bombs; to bombard. ¹

14. Verb. (intransitive slang) To fail dismally. ¹

15. Verb. (informal) To jump into water in a squatting position, with the arms wrapped around the legs. ¹

16. Verb. (obsolete) To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound. ¹

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Definition of Bomb

1. to attack with bombs (explosive projectiles) [v -ED, -ING, -S] : BOMBABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Bomb

1. 1. A great noise; a hollow sound. "A pillar of iron . . . Which if you had struck, would make . . . A great bomb in the chamber beneath." (Bacon) 2. A shell; especially. A spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See Shell. 3. A bomb ketch. Bomb chest, a small ketch or vessel, very strongly built, on which mortars are mounted to be used in naval bombardments; called also mortar vessel. Bomb lance, a lance or harpoon with an explosive head, used in whale fishing. Volcanic bomb, a mass of lava of a spherical or pear shape. "I noticed volcanic bombs." Origin: F. Bombe bombshell, fr. L. Bombus a humming or buzzing noise, Gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bomb

bolts from the blue
boltzmann constant
boltzmann equation
bolus dressing
bolus injection
bomb (current term)
bomb around
bomb blast
bomb calorimeter
bomb it
bomb out
bomb rack
bomb shelter
bomb shelters
bomb site
bomb sites
bomb up

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