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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 bomb /ˈbɑm/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bomb n.
 1. A great noise; a hollow sound. [Obs.]
    A pillar of iron . . . which if you had struck, would make . . . a great bomb in the chamber beneath.   --Bacon.
 2. Mil. A shell; esp. a spherical shell, like those fired from mortars. See Shell.
 3. A bomb ketch.
 Bomb chest Mil., a chest filled with bombs, or only with gunpowder, placed under ground, to cause destruction by its explosion.
 Bomb ketch, Bomb vessel Naut., a small ketch or vessel, very strongly built, on which mortars are mounted to be used in naval bombardments; -- called also mortar vessel.
 Bomb lance, a lance or harpoon with an explosive head, used in whale fishing.
 Volcanic bomb, a mass of lava of a spherical or pear shape. “I noticed volcanic bombs.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bomb, v. t. To bombard. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bomb, v. i.  To sound; to boom; to make a humming or buzzing sound. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an explosive device fused to denote under specific
      2: strong sealed vessel for measuring heat of combustion [syn:
         bomb calorimeter]
      3: an event that fails badly or is totally ineffectual; "the
         first experiment was a real turkey"; "the meeting was a
         dud as far as new business was concerned" [syn: turkey,
      v 1: throw bombs at or attack with bombs; "The Americans bombed
           Dresden" [syn: bombard]
      2: fail to get a passing grade; "She studied hard but failed
         nevertheless"; "Did I fail the test?" [syn: fail, flunk,
          flush it] [ant: pass]