Definition of Gravity bomb

1. Noun. A bomb that falls because of gravity and is not guided to a target.

Exact synonyms: Dumb Bomb
Generic synonyms: Bomb
Antonyms: Smart Bomb

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gravity Bomb

gravity bomb (current term)
gravity bong
gravity bongs
gravity boots
gravity drop
gravity fault
gravity gradient
gravity meter
gravity meters
gravity perception
gravity slingshot
gravity wave
gravity wind

Literary usage of Gravity bomb

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1. Effects of Nuclear Earth-penetrator And Other Weapons by Nas (2005)
"B61-11 EARTH-PENETRATING BOMB The B6l-ll was developed to replace the B53 gravity bomb, which had entered the stockpile in 1962. In 1988 an interim nuclear ..."

2. French Security And Defence Policy: Current Developments And Future Prospects by Fredrik Wetterqvist (1993)
"... three with 45 Jaguar A with one nuclear AN- 52 gravity bomb each, and one with 15 Mirage 2000N low-altitude non-nuclear penetration aircraft carrying ..."

3. Future Air Force Needs for Survivability by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... persistence in an attack role can be achieved in three ways: (1) by loitering over the vicinity of a potential target and delivering a gravity bomb, ..."

4. Bosnia: Country Handbookedited by Diane Publishing Staff, Diane Publishing edited by Diane Publishing Staff, Diane Publishing (1998)
"It combines the warhead from a 275-kg gravity bomb with the motors from four 122-mm rockets. During descent, a parachute deploys to stabilize the rocket. ..."

5. The Foundations of US Air Doctrine: The Problem of Friction in War by Barry D. Watts (1984)
"... broad claim about the destructive potential of aerial weapons by noting that one large gravity bomb "hitting a battleship will completely destroy it. ..."

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