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Noun
A container filled with explosive or incendiary material, designed to explode on impact or when detonated by a timing, proximity, or remote-control device
“A bomb or a missile explodes, spreading the chemical or biological agent over a wide area.”
Noun
A large amount of money, a fortune
“The show didn't cost a bomb and was in aid of a local charity for children.”
Noun
Something that has failed
“… her tell-all book was a bomb that landed on the remainder tables with a thud.”
Noun
Verb
To use bombs or artillery against
“The US is continuing to heavily bomb the city on a daily basis.”
Verb
To be unsuccessful
“It is quite usual for 90 per cent of the films to bomb at the box office for not being up to the expectations.”
Verb
Move very quickly
“I have heard many a screeching of car breaks as the driver has been bombing along and come around the corner to meet a huge tractor.”
Verb
To defeat by a large margin
“… it's no surprise that the inexperienced baseball team got totally bombed in its first game.”
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