Definition of Chemical bomb

1. Noun. A bomb laden with chemical agents that are released when the bomb explodes.

Exact synonyms: Gas Bomb
Generic synonyms: Bomb, Chemical Weapon

Definition of Chemical bomb

1. Noun. Any explosive device that releases a noxious chemical compound (such as chlorine) upon detonation ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chemical Bomb

chemical abortion
chemical action
chemical affinities
chemical affinity
chemical agent
chemical agents
chemical analysis
chemical and pharmacologic phenomena
chemical antidote
chemical attraction
chemical balance
chemical beam epitaxy
chemical biology
chemical bomb (current term)
chemical bond
chemical burn
chemical castrations
chemical cautery
chemical cell
chemical ceptor
chemical chain
chemical change
chemical clock
chemical complexity
chemical composition
chemical compositions
chemical compound

Literary usage of Chemical bomb

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Essays on Strategy edited by Thomas C. Gill (1996)
"This deficiency will begin to be remedied in 1990 when a new US binary chemical bomb, the Bigeye, becomes available. 22. Joseph Douglass, Jr. and Neil ..."

2. Biological Weapons: The Threat Posed by Terrorists (2000)
"Reports of anonymous calls are received that state for example, "The United States is going to be attacked with a biological/chemical bomb. ..."

3. Preparedness Against Terrorist Attacks: Congressional Hearing edited by Tillie K. Fowler (2001)
"So he decided he would make a bomb, chemical bomb, and he didn't know how to spell sarin. So he made a Serran bomb, but the matter was that people, ..."

4. Time and Fateby Lance Price by Lance Price (2005)
"They were drawn up so there would be some procedure to follow, although nobody could really predict what would happen if a big chemical bomb did go off. ..."

5. Genocide in Iraq: the anfal campaign against the Kurds by George Black (1993)
"... single bullet were to be fired from a village, a chemical bomb would be dropped. People came from government-controlled areas bringing this information. ..."

6. Human Rights Watch World Report 1992 by Human Rights Watch (Organization (1991)
"18 Julia Preston, "2 Guards Held in Fire Killing 24 in Rio Jail: chemical bomb Blamed," The Washington Post, October 30, 1991. ..."

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