cluster bomb

noun
Updated on: 2 Apr 2018

Definition of cluster bomb

: a canister of small individual bombs that is dropped from an aircraft

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First Known Use of cluster bomb

1967


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cluster bomb

Definition of cluster bomb for English Language Learners

  • : a type of bomb that is dropped from an airplane and that contains many small bombs


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