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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 [N. Amer, informal], flush it
  3. [Brit, informal] Move quickly and violently
    "The car bombed down the street";
    - tear [informal], shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, scream [informal]
  4. [informal] Fail badly
    "How many contracting businesses will bomb this year?";
    - tank [N. Amer, informal], crash and burn [informal]

Derived forms: bombings

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

Encyclopedia: Bombing

Bomb, Medium Capacity, 22,000 lb