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Noun: bombard  bóm'baa(r)d
  1. A large shawm; the bass member of the shawm family
    - bombardon
Verb: bombard  bóm'baa(r)d
  1. Cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    "They bombarded each other with snowballs";
    - pelt
  2. Throw bombs at or attack with bombs
    "The Americans bombarded Dresden";
    - bomb
  3. Address with continuously or persistently, as if with a barrage
    "The governor was bombarded with requests to grant a pardon to the convicted killer";
    - barrage
  4. (physics) direct high energy particles or radiation against

Derived forms: bombarded, bombards, bombarding

Type of: assail, assault, attack, bass, irradiate, lash out, ray, round, shawm, snipe, throw, wing

Encyclopedia: Bombard