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dive–bomb

verb \ˈdīv-ˌbäm\

: to drop a bomb from an airplane on (something) after approaching it at a sharp or steep angle

: to attack (someone or something) from the air at a sharp or steep angle

Full Definition of DIVE-BOMB

transitive verb
:  to bomb from an airplane by making a steep dive toward the target before releasing the bomb
dive–bomb·er noun

First Known Use of DIVE-BOMB

1935

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