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dive–bomb

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verb \ˈdīv-ˌbäm\

Simple Definition of dive–bomb

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of dive–bomb

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to bomb from an airplane by making a steep dive toward the target before releasing the bomb

dive–bomber noun

1935

First Known Use of dive–bomb

1935


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