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bomb threat

Definition of bomb threat

  1. :  a message saying that a bomb is located in a particular place <Someone called in a bomb threat, so the building was evacuated.>



Word by Word Definitions

bombplay
  1. :  an explosive device fused to detonate under specified conditions

    :  atomic bomb

    :  a vessel for compressed gases: as

  1. :  to attack with or as if with bombs :  bombard

    :  to defeat decisively

    :  to hit (as a baseball or a golf shot) very hard

threatplay
  1. :  an expression of intention to inflict evil, injury, or damage

    :  one that threatens

    :  an indication of something impending

  1. :  threaten


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of or relating to the heavens

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