bombsight

noun
bomb·​sight | \ ˈbäm-ˌsīt How to pronounce bombsight (audio) \

Definition of bombsight

: a sighting device for aiming bombs

Examples of bombsight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kermit Beahan, used a Norden bombsight to target the factory. Andy Kessler, WSJ, 29 July 2018 Wartime news reports claimed the highly complex Norden bombsight could hit a pickle barrel from 20,000 feet above. Andy Kessler, WSJ, 29 July 2018

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First Known Use of bombsight

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Bombsight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bombsight. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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