2. Noun. (computing) An electromechanical device used in early cryptanalysis. ¹
3. Adjective. (context: especially of furniture) Featuring a protruding convex bulge. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Bombe
1. a frozen dessert [n -S]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bombe
Literary usage of Bombe
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Chronicles of Baltimore: Being a Complete History of "Baltimore Town by John Thomas Scharf (1874)
"... until morning—in all about 24 hours, during which there were thrown not less than 1500 of these great bombe, besides many rockets and some round shot. ..."
2. Landscapes of Corsica: A Countryside Guide by Noel Rochford (2002)
"... take a path climbing up to the right (red waymarking on trees). In two minutes you're just below the 'shell-hole' (Trou de la bombe; ..."
3. The Malone Cook Book by Mrs George Hawkins (1917)
"bombe Glace.— When ices of two colors, either sherbets or creams, are repacked in a melon or bombe mould, one as a lining and the other as a center, ..."
4. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"La boiserie bombe, the wainscoting bulges out, swells out. Un verre bombe", a convex glas*. bombeMENT, sm convexity; swelling. BON, NE, adj. ..."