An attack by dropping bombs.
Dutch: bomaanslag, bombardement
The use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists.
Moby thesaurus: air cover, air raid, air support, area bombing, blitz, carpet bombing, cover, dive-bombing, dry run, high-altitude bombing, low-altitude bombing, milk run, mission, precision bombing, reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission, saturation bombing, scramble, shuttle bombing, shuttle raid ... show more.
An explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions.
Dutch: bom, flop, vlam, wrak
Strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion.
synonym: bomb calorimeter.
Throw bombs at or attack with bombs:
— The Americans bombed Dresden.
Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists. assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more
Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... show more
Moby thesaurus: A-bomb, Grand Guignol, H-bomb, Passion play, Tom show, aerial bomb, antimasque, antipersonnel bomb, astonishment, atom-bomb, atomic bomb, audience success, ballet, batter, be a gas, be a hit, bill, blast, blitz, blockbuster ... show more.
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