Definitions for bomb

Definitions for (noun) bomb

Main entry: bomb

Definition: an explosive device fused to explode under specific conditions

Main entry: bomb, bomb calorimeter

Definition: strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion

Main entry: turkey, dud, bomb

Definition: an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual

Usage: the first experiment was a real turkey; the meeting was a dud as far as new business was concerned

Definitions for (verb) bomb

Main entry: bomb, bombard

Definition: throw bombs at or attack with bombs

Usage: The Americans bombed Dresden

Main entry: fail, flunk, flush it, bomb

Definition: fail to get a passing grade

Usage: She studied hard but failed nevertheless; Did I fail the test?

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