bomb·​sight | \ ˈbäm-ˌsīt \

Definition of bombsight

: a sighting device for aiming bombs

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Wartime news reports claimed the highly complex Norden bombsight could hit a pickle barrel from 20,000 feet above. Andy Kessler, WSJ, "Google’s Anti-Pentagon Decision Will Kill More People," 29 July 2018

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First Known Use of bombsight

1915, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bombsight was in 1915

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