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Noun: bombing  bó-ming
  1. An attack by dropping bombs
    - bombardment
     
  2. The use of bombs for sabotage; a tactic frequently used by terrorists
Verb: bomb  bóm
  1. Throw bombs at or attack with bombs
    "The Americans bombed Dresden";
    - bombard
     
  2. Be unsuccessful in a test, get lower than the passing grade
    "She studied hard but bombed nevertheless";
    - fail, flunk, flush it
     
  3. [Brit] Move quickly and violently
    "The car bombed down the street";
    - tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, scream
     
  4. Fail badly
    "How many contracting businesses will bomb this year?";
    - tank [N. Amer], crash and burn

Derived forms: bombings

Type of: assail, attack, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie [archaic], hotfoot, hurry, onrush, onset, onslaught, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, sabotage, speed, step on it, travel rapidly, zip

Encyclopedia: Bombing

Bomb, Medium Capacity, 22,000lb