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Noun: bombardment  bóm'baa(r)d-munt
  1. The rapid and continuous delivery of linguistic communication (spoken or written)
    "a bombardment of mail complaining about his mistake";
    - barrage, outpouring, onslaught
  2. The heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific target
    "they laid down a bombardment in front of the advancing troops";
    - barrage, barrage fire, battery, shelling
  3. The act (or an instance) of subjecting a body or substance to the impact of high-energy particles (as electrons or alpha rays)
  4. An attack by dropping bombs
    - bombing

Derived forms: bombardments

Type of: attack, fire, firing, language, linguistic communication, onrush, onset, onslaught, radiation

Encyclopedia: Bombardment